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Hard work is rewarded here, and we celebrate our wins. Who are those companies that are finding funding or having a big exit? We're tracking what's happening in DFW so you can join the party. This list is aggregated by the Dallas Regional Chamber (DRC) from various sources. Although the information in this list is presented in good faith and believed to be correct, DRC makes no representations or warranties as to the completeness or accuracy of the information. Did we miss something? Send us a message →

Dallas-based caregiver support company Cariloop expects to triple the size of its company and address the COVID-era caregiving crisis with its $15 million in new funding. Atlanta-based Noro-Moseley Partners, which first connected with Cariloop in 2016, led the funding round…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Apty, a Frisco developer of Digital Adoption Platform (DAP) software for enterprises to improve complex business platforms, has secured $7.5 million in Series A funding led by 645 Ventures. The deal comes on the heels of Apty raising $5.4 million…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

A fast-growing local software company that aims to help organizations develop their own leaders has closed on a $10 million Series A round led by technology investment firm Bedrock. The Plano-based company-fittingly named Leadr-just launched in June 2019 to equip…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Golf superstar Rory McIlroy has always been great at putting. Now he’s driving his way into the business of golf entertainment. Dallas-based Drive Shack announced today that McIlroy and his investment partnership, Symphony Ventures, are investing $10 million in Puttery,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The University of North Texas is partnering with two Dallas-area startups on breakthrough mobility solutions-with part of an estimated $600K in total funding provided by the NTCMT. One startup is developing an airspace hazard identification and alerting service to ensure…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Gig Wage, the local fintech behind technology that empowers 1099 workers with more control, has welcomed Clarisa Lindenmeyer as its chief of staff to the CEO and chief brand officer. In this latest addition to the executive team, Lindenmeyer will…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Irving-based Sow Good, which aims to produce the highest quality and most nutritious products in the freeze-dried food industry raised $3m in equity funding. The company, previously operating as Black Ridge Oil and Gas, last month announced that it was…read more at www.sec.gov

 

Satori Capital Invests in Formulife

July 2, 2021

Satori Capital, a Texas-based investment firm founded on the principles of conscious capitalism, announced today an investment in Formulife. Based in Allen, Texas, Formulife is a value-added developer and specialty contract manufacturer of custom-formulated nutritional supplements in powder, capsule, and tablet form for sports nutrition, fitness, and health and wellness brands that sell their products primarily via e-commerce. The company's in-house research, development, and flavoring laboratory allows it to design formulas to incorporate on-trend, high-quality ingredients, maximize solubility, and produce industry-leading flavors.

 

Dallas-based software company Arcade, which uses gamified micro-incentives to boost the productivity of sales teams, has closed on a $4.5 million growth seed round to grow its team and strengthen its offerings. The funding was led by VC firm Stage…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Sometimes it can be difficult to identify the voices of family and friends while on the phone, something that becomes even more important when you're trying to ID a voice for sensitive financial information. Illuma Labs, a Plano-based secure voice…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

Local artisans in Morocco, India, Peru, and beyond used to have to wait for travelers to discover their wares. The Citizenry changed that by giving them a way to sell their hand-crafted, fair trade home décor over the Internet to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Toronto-based publicly traded esports firm GameSquare Esports has acquired Frisco's Complexity Gaming in a $27 million deal. Per the DMN, the all-stock transaction values Complexity at $33 million. Together, the two organizations aim to build a "global esports powerhouse." The…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Local artisans in Morocco, India, Peru, and beyond used to have to wait for travelers to discover their wares. The Citizenry changed that by giving them a way to sell their hand-crafted, fair trade home décor over the Internet to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

A Fort Worth-based programmatic advertising and agency management software company has received an investment from a major private equity firm. Blackstone on June 28 announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to make a significant equity investment in Simpli.fi.…read more at fortworthbusiness.com

 

Dallas' own rideshare service, Alto, has completed a $45 million round of Series B financing-its largest yet-to continue propelling national growth and transforming the industry. The infusion of capital will fund a major pivot for the local startup: Going electric.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-headquartered Envy Gaming, one of the world’s largest esports and entertainment organizations, has made a strategic investment in fellow Dallas local Botisimo, a provider of comprehensive tools for streamers, to extend the duo’s longtime relationship. The move brings two major…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Specializing in compliance solutions for automotive, RV, marine, and powersports lenders, Colleyville-based Lender Compliance Technologies (LCT), has raised $4.15 million in a Series A funding round to further the development of its technology solutions. Dedicated to supporting automotive entrepreneurs, businesses,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based Clapper, a social media app that’s had more than 1M downloads, has raised $3 million in a seed round

June 22, 2021

Plano-based Clapper, a social media app that's had more than 1M downloads, has raised $3 million in a seed round, reports the DBJ. It's the first funding for the year-old company, which plans to use the capital for office space, bandwidth, and hiring.

 

Enseo, a Plano-based provider of in-room technology services, has secured a growth investment from H.I.G. Capital to rapidly accelerate its organic and inorganic growth. The investment gives H.I.G. a majority stake in the company. The hospitality tech company plans to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Southlake-based OncoNano Medicine, a spinout of University of Texas Southwestern that develops products to diagnose and treat cancer, has raised around $50 million in Series B financing to continue the momentum of its technology, which the biotech says can diagnose…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Ever toured an apartment and fell in love with the model unit? You're not alone. Harvard Business School grad Cameron Johnson is a former institutional real estate investor and Greystar exec turned startup founder who realized that very often, "renters…read more at techcrunch.com

 

Aiden Technologies, a leading autonomous endpoint security managed services provider of patch management solutions for Microsoft Windows, has raised $2.9 million in a seed funding round. Led by Right Side Capital Management and a number of institutional and individual investors,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Now that's how you clean up. Dallas-based Buff City Soap announced yesterday it has raised new funding from global growth equity firm General Atlantic. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The new funding follows earlier investments from Crux Capital…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Student suicides. Childhood hunger. Kids with hidden challenges who fall through the cracks. Schools have struggled with these issues for years. Then COVID added remote learning and social isolation, creating a national crisis. It would be facile to say "there's…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based Accelerate Real Asset Management, a growth-oriented real asset platform, sees a significant renewable transformation happening in the U.S. economy. That's why the team plans to capture attractive, risk-adjusted returns in an emerging asset class of sustainable infrastructure royalties. dallasinnovates.com/accelerate-real-asset-management-launches-renewable-energy-infrastructure-venture-with-500m-in-capital/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas proptech startup Dottid, which offers a software-as-a-service technology platform for the commercial real estate industry, has raised more than $4.5 million in a newly closed round of capital funding. The investment was led internally, with key contributions from Matthew…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Student suicides. Childhood hunger. Kids with hidden challenges who fall through the cracks. Schools have struggled with these issues for years. Then COVID added remote learning and social isolation, creating a national crisis. It would be facile to say "there's…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Adaptive3D Technologies, a leading provider of elastomeric solutions for additive manufacturing. It's been acquired by Boston-based Desktop Metal Inc. and will become its subsidiary in a deal announced today. Adaptive3D creates tough, flexible plastics and rubber-like materials one layer at…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

A North Texas company is getting more financial backing as it helps businesses bolster their e-commerce efforts. Selery, a Carrollton firm that provides services and technology, has landed a deal for $2 million, according to Jason Taylor, CEO of the…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

AgileThought, an Irving-based provider of digital transformation and consulting services, is set to go public via a merger with blank check company LIV Capital Acquisition Corp. The definitive business combination agreement states that the combined company will operate as AgileThought,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Grapevine-based Car Capital, a technology-based company that enables dealers to make auto loan decisions, has closed on an $8.8 million Series A funding round led by FM Capital. With the investment, Car Capital plans to expand operations, grow its network…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Although ZYYAH was initially self-funded for its 2018 founding, just a few years later, it has accomplished another successful round of multi-million dollar funding, per a statement. The Dallas-based startup’s platform is currently in its limited beta release, but is…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Caris Life Sciences, an Irving-headquartered biotech innovator in the precision medicine market, has raised $830 million in growth equity—one of the largest capital raises in precision medicine yet. The financing gives Caris a post-money valuation of $7.83 billion. It also…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Take Command Health raised $12M in a Series A investment, CEO Jack Hooper said in an interview. That brings the overall funding at the startup to more than $17M. The round was led by LiveOak Venture Partners, an office in…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

Applied Blockchain exited stealth mode, announcing its entrance into the Ethereum and Altcoin markets with an oversubscribed $16.5M private equity investment and a strategic partnership with blockchain companies SparkPool and General Mining Research. www.bizjournals.com/dallas/inno/stories/fundings/2021/04/16/applied-blockchain-emerges-from-stealth.htmlread more at www.bizjournals.com

 

Dallas-based You Go Natural, a maker of products designed for women with kinky or curly hair, reported raising $2M in equity funding from 11 investors in a new fund called YGN Corp. The company pushes out about 11K of its…read more at www.sec.gov

 

Zirtue, a Dallas-based fintech startup behind the first and only relationship-based lending app, has received an undisclosed investment from Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, the corporate venture capital fund of industry titan Northwestern Mutual. The funding is an addition to Zirtue's…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

North Texas-based Medchart has raised $17 million in Seed and Series A funding to help businesses get better access to patient-authorized health information. The investment was led by Crosslink Capital and Golden Ventures, with additional participation from Vast Ventures, Union…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced an award of $100,000 to FHNC Ltd. Company in Fort Worth, Texas, to develop and commercialize an innovative technology that protects the environment and brings growth to the economy. The company plans…read more at www.epa.gov

 

Richardson-based Mavenir, a provider of cloud-native network software for the wireless industry, has signed an agreement with Koch Strategic Platforms, a subsidiary of Koch Investments Group, to receive a $500 million minority equity investment. With the deal, affiliates of Siris…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

You Go Natural (YGN), a Dallas-based hair and beauty company, announced it has closed a $2 million seed funding round led by Brand Foundry Venture Partners with other notable participants including Capital Factory, Willow Growth Partners, and Lightspeed Venture Partners.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Spectral MD, which uses data and AI to advance wound care, has gotten approval of $20.6 million for a clinical study under a contract with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, DBJ reports. The contract follows $27 million…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

Dallas-based Applied Blockchain has launched into the Ethereum and Altcoin mining business with a new strategic partnership and an oversubscribed $16.5 million private equity investment. The partnership with blockchain companies SparkPool and General Mining Research (GMR) will allow the new…read more at seekingalpha.com

 

Grapevine-based Car Capital, a technology-based company that enables dealers to make auto loan decisions, has closed on an $8.8 million Series A funding round led by FM Capital. With the investment, Car Capital plans to expand operations, grow its network…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Alkami Technology, a Plano-headquartered provider of cloud-based digital banking solutions for banks and credit unions, today announced the plans for its initial public offering. In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Alkami set its expected initial public…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based NoiseAware, a provider of smart noise monitoring solutions, has raised an $8 million Series A funding round to accelerate its product innovation and market expansion. The financing was led by S3 Ventures, a VC firm focused on Texas, and…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The technology startup targeting the health care industry landed an oversubscribed round, according to a statement. "The goal was to raise $2 million in the seed round and $2.9 million has come in, with a bit more possible," CEO Michael…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

A new chip company with folks who worked at Texas Instruments landed an investment. Nebula Microsystems has attracted $15 million in seed funding, the company announced in a statement Tuesday. The investment will primarily be used to expand its team…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

The company has deep life science roots in DFW: CEO and Co-Founder Halden Conner is a son of Alcon founder William Conner, as well as a former board member of that company. The clinical stage startup's emerging anti-oxidative therapy moved…read more at www.sec.gov

 

After going on Shark Tank to pitch Bunch Bikes, founder Aaron Powell has garnered $100,000 in equity with an additional $150,000 as a loan from "Shark" Barbara Corcoran. As part of the deal Corcoran will have a 15 percent stake…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

OCEAN Programs has unveiled its 2021 accelerator cohort, and a Fort Worth startup is joining the lineup. Animal Cloud Device Connectivity, a Texas Christian University-based startup developing and commercializing a vital monitoring platform to help keep law enforcement animals safe…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

Dallas-based Haxiot, a provider of low power wide area (LPWA) wireless technology, has been acquired by leading Internet of Things company Digi International. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Haxiot was founded in 2015 to offer end-to-end LoRaWAN (Long…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Nuclein has closed its $14 million Series B funding round, which was led by Southlake’s own Trinity Private Equity Group. Nuclein is recognized for its hand-held PCR platform designed as a disposable, all-in-one, self-test for infectious disease diagnosis. This funding…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Night Media, a local multimedia talent management company led by Reed Duchscher, has invested in Lolli, a bitcoin rewards application that lets people earn and own bitcoin when they shop online. Other participants in the funding round include Alexis Ohanian’s…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

After going on Shark Tank to pitch Bunch Bikes, founder Aaron Powell has garnered $100,000 in equity with an additional $150,000 as a loan from "Shark" Barbara Corcoran. As part of the deal Corcoran will have a 15 percent stake…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Instil Bio in Dallas has laid out a price range for its initial public offering - and it could mean hundreds of millions of dollars and a valuation of over $2 billion. The biopharmaceutical company anticipates the IPO price will…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

The deal, valued at $575.4 million, will combine RumbleOn, an ecommerce platform for new and pre-owned motorcycles, with powersports retail giant RideNow. What will result is a first-of-its-kind omnichannel platform for powersports—a more than $100 billion industry—in North America. dallasinnovates.com/irvings-rumbleon-reaches-definitive-agreement-to-acquire-merge-with-the-countrys-largest-powersports-retailer/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Yum! Brands, Inc.today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the leading artificial intelligence-based consumer insights and marketing performance analytics business of Kvantum, Inc. By acquiring the Kvantum business, Yum! and its KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco…read more at www.businesswire.com

 

Capital One Ventures has announced a $24 million investment in Securonix, Inc., a leader in the next-gen security information and event management (SIEM) industry. Along with the two companies' strategic partnership, Jay Emmanuel, a Partner at Capital One Ventures, is…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Gray Television, Inc. and Envy Gaming, an esports and entertainment company based in Dallas, jointly announced today that Gray is leading a $40 million investment round for the organization. As the lead investor in Envy's Series C round, Gray will…read more at www.globenewswire.com

 

Astrapi Corporation has been awarded its second Phase I SBIR contract from the United States Air Force. This is in addition to a USAF Agility Prime STTR Phase I also recently awarded to Astrapi. The new contract, awarded through AFVentures,…read more at www.prweb.com

 

It's been almost a year since Gozova - an early-growth, on-demand Fort Worth company whose app pairs movers and crews to businesses and people who need items picked up and delivered or stored - secured $500,000 in seed capital from…read more at fortworthinc.com

 

Dallas-based medtech company Phynd Technologies was acquired by symplr, a leading global healthcare governance, risk management, and compliance software-as-a-service company. The acquisition was backed by Clearlake Capital Group and SkyKnight Capital, and the transaction cost was not disclosed. Phynd had…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Nada, a digital real estate startup that allows you to sell your home online and pay nada, has raised the maximum amount allowed by the SEC for its public equity offering on Republic, an investment platform that uses regulation crowdfunding.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

In entering a business combination agreement with Andina, a special purpose acquisition company, Stryve will become a public company. With the closing of the SPAC transaction, expected in Q2 of 2021, Stryve will be renamed to Stryve Foods, Inc. and…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Max-IR Labs, an infrared sensor technology company based in Dallas, Texas, announced it has been awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant of $750,000 by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue development of its patented ISMIR…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

Instil Bio, an early stage biotech developing cell therapies for cancer, filed on Friday with the SEC to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering. Instil Bio is developing a cell therapy pipeline of autologous tumor infiltrating…read more at www.nasdaq.com

 

Landon Nickerson saw his fortunes soar on YouTube as he accumulated millions of subscribers. Now, he's the CEO of a company that's got fresh funding as it takes on augmented reality. Dallas-based ARKH has attracted $3.7 million, according to a…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

Dialectic Therapeutics issued an SEC Form D to confirm the sale of nearly $6.4 million in debt, options, warrants and/or other rights to purchase securities. According to the filing, the Dallas-based cancer treatment technology developer made the first sale in…read more at www.drugdiscoverytrends.com

 

Dallas-based Signify Health, a technology-enabled healthcare provider that aims to transform how care is paid for, has officially made its stock market debut, and experts are saying it exceeded expectations. On Feb. 10, Signify Health priced its initial public offering…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Irving-based Sow Good, which aims to produce the highest quality and most nutritious products in the freeze-dried food industry, is making some big moves on the heels of changing its name and stock symbol with a capital raise and new…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

MyndVR, the leading provider of virtual reality solutions for older adults in the United States, announced today the launch of their equity crowdfunding campaign on Republic, a leading investment platform that provides access to top startups for the spectrum of…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

Slync.io, a platform for global supply chain and logistics operations, has closed on a $60 million Series B funding round led by Goldman Sachs' Growth Investment division. The news follows some big moves for the global company, which aims to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based fitness startup OxeFit, which aims to be a trailblazer in the training world by providing users with a tech-driven fitness experience, has closed on a $12.5 million Series A funding round. The oversubscribed financing was led by Lydia Partners,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Frisco-based Gearbox Entertainment will join Embracer Group as a wholly-owned subsidiary, the companies announced today. Employee-owned Gearbox, which was founded in 1999, is being acquired by the Swedish-based global game giant in a transaction worth up to $1.3 billion. Gearbox…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

With the eyes of the nation upon them, leading ophthalmic researchers at the University of Colorado, Miami University and those from Nanoscope(r) , led by Samarendra Mohanty, PhD, were recognized as the winning top research team of the 3D-ROC challenge…read more at citybizlist.com

 

The founder of a Dallas-based automated stock trading marketplace took the top prize in Impact Ventures’ startup pitch competition on Saturday. The AlgoPear platform aims to remove investment barriers to financial freedom for all income sectors. “We’re automating stock trading…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based digital health company Berkshire Biomedical, which aims to to revolutionize personalized medication delivery through its concentration on virtual care, has closed a $3 million round of funding from accredited investors, marking its first third-party investment. Successful medical outcomes rely…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

ASG, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors that buys, builds and operates vertical SaaS companies, today announced that it has acquired Visual Matrix, an industry leading hotel property management software providing an all in one PMS with revenue management, channel…read more at hospitalitytech.com

 

Post Acute Analytics, a provider of end-to-end solutions that empower healthcare providers and payors to positively impact the total quality and cost of care, today announced the Company has closed a Series B round of funding. The round was co-led…read more at www.businesswire.com

 

Today, the startup announced the closing of a $4.6 million seed funding round led by Inspiration Ventures. Preciate plans to scale its product development and marketing functions, including hiring for a number of roles. Founders Capital Partners and the Santa…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based TimelyMD, which lauds itself as the only full-service student-first telehealth provider, has received a $60 million investment from JMI Equity, a growth equity firm focused on software companies. TimelyMD plans to use the funding to continue rapidly growing…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

After raising a $7.5 million Series A round in October, Gig Wage, the Dallas-based fintech that aims to simplify payroll for the gig economy, has raised an additional $2.5 million to continue boosting its seamless, reliable banking platform. The deal…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

A North Texas startup helping companies with their commercial real estate just landed some more funding. RefineRE has raised $3 million in a new investment that was led by Mucker Capital, a Santa Monica, California, investment firm. That follows funding…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

ShearShare, which calls itself the first mobile marketplace for stylists, announced it has closed $2.3 million in seed funding. ShearShare's founders-husband-and-wife team Courtney and Tye Caldwell-say this funding will be utilized to further their mission to connect stylists to affordable…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

A California firm has acquired a North Texas company. Black Box Intelligence, a Dallas technology firm targeting the restaurant industry, received a "significant growth investment" from Diversis Capital Partners, a Los Angeles-based buy-out firm, according to a statement. www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2021/01/12/black-box-intelligence-diversis-capital-partners.htmlread more at www.bizjournals.com

 

M-Files, the intelligent information management company, today announced that it has received a strategic investment of $80 million (€67 million). Bregal Milestone, a European growth capital firm, led the round with current investors Partech, Tesi and Draper Esprit also participating.…read more at www.m-files.com

 

The "historic" funding round means that Co-Founders Mandy Price (CEO) and Star Carter (COO) are among 25 Black female founders to have raised at least $4.6 million in venture capital. Officially launched in July 2019, the Kanarys platform uses anonymized…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

mindzie, a Dallas, TX-based provider of business process optimization software, raised $2.3m in seed funding. The company intends to use the funds to for the further development of its software platform, the mindzie studio, and to expand its Artificial Intelligence…read more at www.finsmes.com

 

The real estate software and data analytics provider expects to continue operating under Chairman and CEO Steve Winn and his existing leadership team in Richardson. Winn founded the company, which now serves some 12,200 clients worldwide, in 1998. dallasinnovates.com/richardson-based-realpage-is-acquired-by-thoma-bravo-in-10b-deal/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Blackstone announced today that funds managed by Blackstone ("Blackstone") have made a significant minority investment in ISN, the global leader in third-party contractor and supplier management software, at a valuation of over $2 billion. The investment is led by Blackstone…read more at www.businesswire.com

 

Dallas-based Bestow, a fully digital life insurance company, announced today a $70 million Series C funding round. The startup, launched three years ago, has raised $145 million to date. The company, which aims to make coverage accessible to millions, says…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Actuate Therapeutics, a Fort Worth- and Dublin-based biopharmaceutical company, has raised around $14M out of $50M fund per an SEC filing reported by the DBJ. Actuate is a private company that focuses on developing compounds to be used in the…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

Plano-based car trading platform CarOffer is selling a majority stake in the company to a bigger online automotive player for $140 million. The cash and stock deal gives publicly traded CarGurus a 51% stake in the firm founded in 2019…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Grand Prairie-based Neos Therapeutics will merge with a Colorado specialty pharmaceutical company in an all-stock deal worth $44.9 million. Under terms of the deal, Neos shareholders will own about 30% of the shares in the acquiring company, Englewood-based Aytu BioScience…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Apty's Digital Adoption Platform software aims to help enterprises with complex business processes and software adoption. With the round, Apty plans to fuel its business expansion plans by adding to its product offerings and client list, which already includes big…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Apty's Digital Adoption Platform software aims to help enterprises with complex business processes and software adoption. With the round, Apty plans to fuel its business expansion plans by adding to its product offerings and client list, which already includes big…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas' own Kanarys, Inc. and Zirtue are joining the three-day Rise of the Rest Virtual Tour: Equity Edition. This year's speakers include AOL co-founder Steve Case and NBA and NHL sports team owner Ted Leonsis. dallasinnovates.com/two-dallas-startups-to-pitch-in-2m-competition-for-black-founders/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Per a filing with the SEC, Colorcast has raised $15K in debt and equity financing. The Dallas tech startup aims to revolutionize live sports: It allows athletes, influencers, and fans to share their 'hot takes' via real-time audio commentary during…read more at www.sec.gov

 

This year, the University of Texas at Dallas joined the Texas Startups Roadshow for the Big Idea Competition (BIC), an annual event that draws over 1,000 attendees each year with more than $200,000 given to the competition's winners through prize…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

ECI Software Solutions ("ECI"), a leader in cloud-based business management software solutions for small and medium sized companies, today announced that Leonard Green & Partners ("LGP") will acquire a majority stake in the company from funds advised by Apax Partners…read more at www.ecisolutions.com

 

Dallas based Forgenow raises $1.3m of a $2m equity round. Forgenow is a training provider for skilled employees in the workforce. www.intelligence360.news/dallas-texas-based-forgenow-is-raising-2000000-00-in-new-equity-investment/read more at www.intelligence360.news

 

Dallas-based tech fashion startup Rent My Wardrobe (RMW), an app for 'borrowing' and wearing stylish clothes from local closets, has exited to New York-based Wardrobe, one of the fastest-growing peer-to-peer rental platforms in the industry. Though the two boast similar…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based tech fashion startup Rent My Wardrobe (RMW), an app for 'borrowing' and wearing stylish clothes from local closets, has exited to New York-based Wardrobe, one of the fastest-growing peer-to-peer rental platforms in the industry. Though the two boast similar…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

-Covered Care, a division of Covered, announced today it has secured a $100 million financing line from funds and accounts managed by Fortress Investment Group LLC, a leading, highly-diversified global investment manager. www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201111005012/en/Covered-Care-Secures-100-Million-Financing-from-Affiliates-of-Fortress-Investment-Groupread more at www.businesswire.com

 

Cellwize Wireless Technologies, a provider of mobile network automation and orchestration, has closed on a $32 million Series B round to boost its next wave of expansion efforts. Cellwize aims to enable the "networks of the future today" by helping…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Allen-based Giact announced the company will be acquired by Refinitiv to add to the global fintech firm's fraud prevention capability. Founded in 2004 by CEO Melissa Townsley-Solis and CTO Merlin Bise, Giact Systems helps businesses detect and prevent fraud. The…read more at www.giact.com

 

Dallas-based Adaptive3D, which calls itself the premium supplier of Additive Manufacturing polymer resin, has secured a round of undisclosed Series B financing. The funding was led by the Arkema Group, a France-based producer of specialty chemicals, and had support from…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

CoreCare, a provider of revenue management services for healthcare companies dealing with public health benefit providers, has raised $3 million in a seed financing round. The company, which uses machine learning, automates large swaths of billing and revenue cycle management…read more at techcrunch.com

 

Fort Worth-headquartered Yesway, a fast-growing convenience store operator, announced today that it has closed on an additional $235 million in equity funding. Yesway is new to North Texas, having just announced in August 2020 that it was closing its Des…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Irving-headquartered biotech innovator Caris Life Sciences has raised $310 million in growth capital to continue growing its precision medicine, which aims to reinvent cancer care. This is the first significant external equity investment Caris has received, according to Vice Chairman…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Gig Wage, the Dallas-based pioneer in simplifying payroll for the gig economy, has raised a $7.5 million Series A round to boost its seamless, reliable banking platform. The funding was led by Green Dot, a financial technology and bank holding…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Golf club maker Callaway Golf Co said on Tuesday it would buy the rest of Topgolf Entertainment Group, giving the U.S. driving-range operator an equity value of about $2 billion. Shares of Callaway, which has been an investor in Topgolf…read more at www.reuters.com

 

TUBBR is a new social network that aims to give the control back to the users. The platform allows people to see and share what they want-and potentially get paid for it. With the new funding, founders are preparing for…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The Dallas company closed a bridge round from a DFW institutional investor. The funding will be used to support MediBookr's growth and expand its proprietary digital health platform. dallasinnovates.com/healthcare-company-medibookr-closes-bridge-round-raises-total-funding-to-3-3m/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-headquartered smart electric motor company Linear Labs is expanding its manufacturing capabilities and employee base through a new $6 million round of funding. The additional capital follows the official start of a public/private partnership between and the city of…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

CourMed, Kanarys, ShearShare, and Zirtue are among the 76 nationwide recipients of the $5 million Google for Startups Black Founders Fund. Each startup will receive non-dilutive cash awards-meaning that the founders aren't giving up any company ownership in exchange for…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Botisimo's tech has been used by more than 100,000 live streamers. That includes some notable names: Monstercat, Snoop Dogg, and Dude Perfect. dallasinnovates.com/dallas-startup-with-the-most-powerful-x-platform-tools-for-streamers-raises-700k-in-seed-funding/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Frisco-based Payrix is on a fast growth track: The fintech has extended its Series A financing, surpassed $50 million in investment, and expanded its leadership team. Payrix takes a "crawl, walk, run" approach to payment facilitation-and it says it's the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The raise puts Alkami's total funding at more than $400 million. It comes at a time when the cloud-based digital banking solutions provider is nearing 10 million digital users. dallasinnovates.com/alkami-technology-closes-a-140m-funding-round-after-hitting-major-growth-milestones/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-headquartered Alkami Technology, which bills itself as a leader in providing cloud-based digital banking solutions for banks and credit unions, has closed on a $140 million funding round. The fintech innovator said the financing follows several major growth milestones. It…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Briocare, a smart voice tech platform that helps seniors age in place, has received a $100,000 investment from Render Capital. The Frisco-based startup was one of eight winners in Render's inaugural competition. render.capital/winners-of-the-inaugural-render-competition-announced/read more at render.capital

 

Taysha Gene Therapies has reached after launching less than five months ago. Starting with $30 million in seed financing in April, Taysha sprinted through a $95 million Series B in August and rounded the corner this Thursday to bring in…read more at www.biospace.com

 

Subeca raises $1.25m in funding

September 23, 2020

Subeca develops an intelligent water utility platform that offers water controlling and reduction solutions to residential and commercial sectors. subeca.com/read more at subeca.com

 

OneNeighbor is an app that allows homeowners to find, purchase, and manage home services. OneNeighbor raised $1.3m in seed round. www.oneneighbor.com/read more at www.oneneighbor.com

 

Fort Worth is getting another huge biotech success story: Eyevance Holdings LLC has entered into a shared purchase agreement with Osaka, Japan-based Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Per the agreement, Santen Holdings U.S. Inc., a wholly subsidiary of Santen, will acquire…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Roomored has announced a new strategic investment from Interior Logic Group (ILG), one of the leading providers of interior finish solutions for homebuilders. According to Malik, ILG immediately recognized the technology's vast market potential. dallasinnovates.com/roomored-gains-investment-to-boost-its-visualization-platform-for-homebuilders-ever-more-important-in-a-covid-world/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Researchers at HSC Fort Worth were awarded a grant expected to total $45 million from the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, to expand innovative research into Alzheimer’s disease and the biological differences that cause…read more at www.unthsc.edu

 

Monarc is a Dallas-based sports robotics and software company. We have created the Seeker, the world's first and only robotic quarterback. By pairing with our real-time tracking system, athletes can engage with the Seeker's catalog of modes and drills -…read more at www.monarcsport.com

 

Richardson-based tech firm Nimbix has raised $2 million of a $2.5 million offering, per a Form D filing. "We pioneered the field known as 'cloud supercomputing,' or high-performance computing in the cloud," CEO Steve Hebert previously told Dallas Innovates. www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1556614/000155661420000003/xslFormDX01/primary_doc.xmlread more at www.sec.gov

 

Dallas-based biotech CerSci Therapeutics has been acquired in a $52.5 million deal that could net nearly $900 million more for its shareholders with milestones and royalties. The clinical-stage biotechnology startup was acquired by ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, along with the worldwide rights…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth biotech Cx Precision Medicine has raised about $600,000 in equity funding, according to a new SEC filing. The University of North Texas Health Science Center internal startup is developing what would be the first-ever blood test to screen…read more at sec.report

 

Southlake-based biotech startup OncoNano Medicine says it’s received a $9.97 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to expand uses for its innovative lead product, OHM-100, that “lights up” a tumor to distinguish it from…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

More than 15,000 women of color gathered (virtually) for the Black Girl Magic Digital Summit last weekend, according to the organizers of the two-day summit hosted by Boss Women Media. The event came during a time when we all needed…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Alkami is at it again with fundraising. The Plano financial technology company has attracted more than $50 million, according to CFO Bryan Hill. The new effort comes after the company landed $55 million around June of last year. At the…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

MAG Aerospace (MAG) has acquired Remotely Piloted Solutions (RPS), headquartered in Dallas, Texas. This acquisition adds over 300 C5ISR (Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) professionals to MAG's existing team of experts. www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/mag-aerospace-acquires-remotely-piloted-solutions-301112507.htmlread more at www.prnewswire.com

 

Dallas-based K2View is looking to its next stage of growth in the emerging DataOps market—and it has a new $28 million funding round to back that. K2View takes a 360-degree view of data to the next level. The company, which…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Richardson-based Electronic Transaction Consultants Corporation (ETC), a technology solutions provider for the mobility and transportation industries, has been acquired by Align Capital Partners, the companies announced today. Align Capital Partners, which has offices in Dallas and Cleveland, acquired ETC from…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

On the heels of a $500K pre-seed round to build a marketplace for cannabis gigs, the Kanna CEO Farhaj Mayan is bullish. There's an "unbundling" coming-and that means the right infrastructure is being set up to help small business owners…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Cyber Defense Labs LLC has raised $10 million. The investment will enable the company to hire additional sales-team members, increase brand awareness and market visibility -- and expand delivery operations www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2020/08/07/cyber-defense-labs.htmlread more at www.bizjournals.com

 

On the heels of Taysha Gene Therapies emerging from stealth with a $30 million Series A and a strategic partnership with UT Southwestern in April, the Dallas-based biotech has closed on a lot more money. Taysha has closed on an…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Purpose Tea is a mission-driven company specializing in purple tea “rich in health benefits,” including lower caffeine levels, fat-burning properties, and high antioxidant levels, according to its website. dallasinnovates.com/plano-based-purpose-tea-among-stacys-rise-project-10000-grant-winners/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The mission behind Dallas-based real estate startup Nada is as simple as it sounds: Sell your home online, pay nada. Nada was created to disrupt the residential real estate model. Not only is the platform easily accessible online, but homeowners…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Mountain Health Technologies, a Dallas, Texas-based innovative healthcare company for young adults to receive healthcare, closed a $1.5m seed funding round. The round was led by Matchstick Ventures with participation from Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, Techstars Ventures, Bread and Butter…read more at www.finsmes.com

 

A local startup assisting the financial services industry has landed a new investment. Siepe, based in Dallas, has closed a Series A funding round of $3.25 million. The company attracted the investment from a group of high net-worth individuals, according…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

Mercado is continuing to progress toward its goal of transforming the global supply chain. The Dallas-based startup has closed on a $2.5 million funding round, which follows a $3.2 million seed round announced in November 2019. Mercado is behind an…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Michelle Corson is a car buff with a mission to help working families build prosperity. Her latest endeavor, On the Road Garage, which has received $3 million in seed funding from The Perot Foundation, fires on all the cylinders. The…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas native Arlan Hamilton, who is well-known in the VC community for her investments in underrepresented entrepreneurs, has made a $100,000 investment in a rising local startup, The Equalizer Games LLC. The funding-made by Hamilton's ArlanWasHere Investments-will go toward The…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Bedford-based Nanoscope Therapeutics was over-subscribed for its recent Series A funding round. The TechFW client also announced it was adding Dr. Alvaro Guillem, co-founder of ZS Pharma, as its Chairman of the Board. The undisclosed amount of Series A funding…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The Dallas Cowboys linebacker and his team at the Minority Entrepreneurship Institute hosted a "Shark Tank"-style pitch competition to help Texas-based minority entrepreneurs grow their businesses. dallasinnovates.com/jaylon-smith-invests-600k-to-minority-entrepreneurs-in-inaugural-mei-texas-showcase/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Work Shield, the Dallas-based startup behind technology for reporting, investigating, and resolving harassment and discrimination in the workplace, has closed on a $4.11 million Series A funding round. The financing was led by Dallas-based Hoak & Co. in partnership with…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Frisco-based Trivie, a training and communication startup that helps companies better engage their workforce in knowledge retention and communication, has closed $5 million in Series A funding to increase distribution of its app. dallasinnovates.com/frisco-based-trivie-closes-5m-series-a-to-expand-its-workforce-knowledge-retention-platform/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Following a Series A funding round of $5.2 million in January, OneDay has now launched its pivotal new product. And, it was named one of Inc.’s Best Workplaces of 2020 and has grown 90 percent in the past 90 days.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

BALANCED has announced closing a $3.5 million seed funding round. A number of Dallas investors participated in the round, according to CEO Robert Atkins. That includes Dr. Bobby Lyle, who became interested after following BALANCED's work at SMU Guildhall and…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

A Dallas biotechnology startup will hire more cancer researchers, biologists and artificial intelligence developers with the $26 million it raised in an initial public stock offering this week. www.dallasnews.com/business/health-care/2020/06/16/biotech-startup-lantern-pharmas-ipo-yields-26-million-for-its-cancer-drug-development/read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Plano-based Reata Pharmaceuticals Inc. is getting a $350 million infusion from a Wall Street titan to aid in bringing its chronic kidney disease drug to the commercial market. www.dallasnews.com/business/health-care/2020/06/11/plano-based-reatas-stock-soars-26-after-scoring-350-million-investment-from-blackstone/read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Dallas-based biotech Taysha Gene Therapies has emerged out of stealth with a $30 million seed round and a new strategic partnership with UT Southwestern. The company aims to end severe and life-threatening diseases of the central nervous system caused by…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Peak Nanosystems LLC, a global company headquartered in Coppell that specializes in the development and deployment nanotechnology systems, has closed its Series C funding round with a $25 million investment from Connecticut-based Squadron Capital. The new money is two-fold: Peak…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas biopharmaceutical company ReCode Therapeutics has received an oversubscribed $80 million Series A investment-the largest funding round this year in Dallas-Fort Worth-that it will use to bring new lung disease drugs to market. The company said that it will file…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Allied BioScience (ABS), a Dallas-based biotechnology company specializing in antimicrobial coatings for public spaces, announced that it is among Lydia Partners' initial round of multimillion-dollar investments in consumer technology, healthcare, and biomedical ventures. The capital will be used to scale…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

In 2013, Cariloop graduated from the Health Wildcatters Accelerator program. The Dallas-based startup was ahead of its time; it's one of the first to market that pairs families with a healthcare professional on a HIPAA-compliant, cloud-based application. Now, Cariloop is…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The $50 million Bestow raised was led by Valar Ventures, with contributions from current investors (NEA, Morpheus Ventures, and Core Innovation Capital) and new participation from Sammons Financial. Bestow is backed by some of the top coastal VCs, which combined…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based KoiReader Technologies Inc. has announced it raised $60,000 in seed funding, intended to be used to build its AI-driven automation and video feed data capture suite for the transportation and logistics sector. Founded by Ashutosh Prasad and Vivek Prasad,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

AVIO Consulting, a software consulting firm that specializes in accelerating digital evolution in large enterprises, recently received an investment from Salesforce Ventures and their Consultant Trailblazer Fund. The fund provides the next generation of cloud consulting companies and digital agencies…read more at www.avioconsulting.com

 

Bedford-based Nanoscope Technologies, LLC has received more than $2 million from the National Eye Institute (NEI), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in the form of a Small Business Innovation Research Award. With the funding, Nanoscope will…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

A public/private partnership between Fort Worth and Linear Labs could make the city home to the smart electric motor industry. And, Linear Labs could get around $70M for R&D from the city to do so. dallasinnovates.com/fort-worth-could-be-the-future-of-energy-2-0-with-a-new-first-of-its-kind-partnership/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Bedford-based Nanoscope Technologies, LLC has received more than $2 million from the National Eye Institute (NEI), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in the form of a Small Business Innovation Research Award. dallasinnovates.com/two-techfw-clients-receive-awards-from-nasa-and-the-national-eye-institute/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth based Encore Drive-In Nights is an experiential Content Distribution Company with exclusive distribution rights across North American drive-ins www.crunchbase.com/organization/encore-drive-in-nightsread more at www.crunchbase.com

 

A Dallas-based owner and operator of edge colocation data centers has received a majority investment from a private equity firm. Washington, DC-based Astra Capital Management aims to invest in businesses that see growth in communications and technology. The firm says…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based o9 Solutions is the region's newest unicorn with a $100 million investment from private equity giant KKR that values the software company at more than $1 billion. www.dallasnews.com/business/technology/2020/04/28/major-investment-boosts-dallas-startup-o9-solutions-into-the-vaunted-unicorn-world/read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Dallas-based VC firm Naya Ventures has found success in another one of its portfolio companies. Motivity Labs, a local startup founded in 2009 that offers innovation-as-a-service has merged with JNIT, an IT consulting and solutions firm. Naya Ventures today announced…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Aavenir, a SaaS-based Source-to-Pay solutions provider, announced it has received US$ 2mn seed funding from global venture capital firm Accel. Aavenir's singular vision is to deliver the future of work by automating the source-to-pay process on ServiceNow, the world's most…read more at aavenir.com

 

IFM Restoration - an online marketplace that connects contractors with owners and property managers of rental properties - announced it closed $10 million in Series A funding co-led by S3 Ventures and Brick & Mortar Ventures. FM Restoration is known…read more at pulse2.com

 

Blue Box recently finalized a new raise of $2.5 million at a $25 million valuation, and Metropoulos consolidated his oil and gas joint venture and brought on the Blue Box Energy team onto Blue Box Air. dallasinnovates.com/blue-box-grows-hvac-coronavirus-scrubbing-solution-and-raises-capital/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

ReCode Therapeutics, a private biopharmaceutical company pioneering precision medicines for pulmonary diseases, today announced the close of an oversubscribed $80 million Series A financing round. OrbiMed Advisors LLC and Colt Ventures co-led the round, with participation from MPM Capital, Vida…read more at www.businesswire.com

 

Southlake-based Predictive Fitness has raised $799,999 of a $2 million equity offering, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Predictive Fitness uses big data, advanced analytics, and biometrics to impact athletic and fitness performance in positive…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based edge computing innovator StackPath announced a Series B equity funding round that it will use to accelerate growth in product development, engineering, and go-to-market activities. The amount of the round was not disclosed, but it was led by California-based…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based biotech startup Exact Diagnostics announced it has been acquired by Bio-Rad Laboratories, a California-headquartered molecular diagnostic quality control manufacturer. While no financial terms of the acquisition-which occurred in August-were released, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the sales…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Rosy Wellness, an evidence-based tech platform providing education and resources for women with low sexual desire, has announced a $1 million seed funding round. The Dallas-based startup has an app designed by MDs that provides users with a sexual wellness…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Lewisville-based technology company CareView Communications Inc. reported in a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it raised $100,000 in debt funding. According to Crunchbase, CareView Communications has raised $47.6 million in funding rounds since 2008. In…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

DocSynk, an Irving-headquartered healthcare AI startup announced it has received bridge funding from Colosseum Group, a Chicago-based private equity firm. The funding will help the startup move toward a Series A round later this year. Previously, DocSynk raised $1 million…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Colorado-based TTEC Holdings Inc. has acquired a majority interest in Dallas-based intelligent automation CX solutions provider Serendebyte. TTEC is a digital global customer experience tech and services business focused on the design, implementation, and delivery of solutions for many worldwide…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based milk producer Dean Foods has agreed to sell most of its business to Kansas City-headquartered Dairy Farmers of America, which is said to be the nation's largest farmer-owned dairy cooperative, for $425 million. Dairy Farmers of America said the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

iDonate, the Plano-based provider of digital giving systems, has completed an $8.7 million funding round. According to a statement, the funding will allow the company to fully integrate iDonate Payments into its core platform to create an SaaS/payments solution supporting…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Cysiv, an Irving-based enterprise Security Operations Center-as-a-Service company originally incubated within Trend Micro, announced it has closed a $26 million Series A funding round, which will be used to scale business operations and fuel further platform enhancements. The startup's service…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Arlington-based Greenway Technologies Inc. reported in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing that it raised $118,000 in equity funding. Greenway is researching and developing proprietary gas-to-liquids syngas conversion systems and micro-plants, which can be scaled to meet specific gas…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based travel app FlyLine has raised $500,000 in pre-seed funding, the company reported earlier this year. Founded in January by CEO Adam Ward and CTO Zachary Burau, Flyline is a subscription flight booking engine that works to save members up…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Kofile Inc., the largest provider of information management and access systems solutions for U.S. government agencies, has been acquired by Audax Private Equity. Founded in 2009, Kofile provides restoration, preservation, and digitization services for critical government records, along with…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Tricolor, a Dallas-based community development financial institution, announced that it has received $30 million in preferred equity funding from an unnamed global institutional investor. Along with its affiliate Ganas Auto Group, Tricolor said it has disbursed nearly $1 billion in…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based rideshare Alto announced that it has raised a second funding round of $6 million, raising its funding so far to $20.5 million. The money will be used to expand in Dallas and enter two new markets, Alto said. Existing…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Out of stealth, Worlds announced that it has raised $10 million in series A funding that it will use to power a vision of building AI-models that gives businesses a new way to view their physical world. A spinout of…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Shiftsmart Inc., a Dallas-based marketplace for part-time work, has reported in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it raised more than $16.3 million in equity funding of a $16.5 million offering. Founded in 2015, Shiftsmart connects…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Nepris has closed a $5 million investment round led by K12, Inc., one of the nation's preeminent education technology companies and a premier provider of career readiness education services. Nepris is a school-to-industry platform that has connected over 70,000 educators…read more at www.businesswire.com

 

Dallas-based energy broker EnergyBot announced a new round of series B funding. The amount of the round was undisclosed, and the company reported it was led by a group of strategic investors in the energy industry. dallasinnovates.com/ai-powered-energy-broker-energybot-raises-series-b/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Nasdaq has acquired a privately held, Irving-headquartered financial technology company, Solovis. The startup's platform includes multi-asset class portfolio management, reporting tools, and analytics across public and private markets. As part of the deal, all Solovis solutions will become part of…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Zabo, a Dallas-based cryptocurrency startup, has announced a $2.5 million funding round led by Moonshots Capital. The capital will be used to expand its engineering team and increase its customer base. dallasinnovates.com/dallas-zabo-raises-2-5m-to-bring-crypto-into-mainstream-financial-services/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Rubicon Technology Partners, a Colorado-based private equity firm, has completed a strategic majority investment in Dallas-based talent intelligence platform OutMatch. The capital will allow OutMatch to grow its platform organically and through strategic acquisitions within the HR tech space. The…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

HIG Holdings is a financial services company that focuses on the fields of the financial industry. It specializes in providing business insurance that helps businesses, companies, organizations to secure their capital and prepare for risk. HIG was incorporated in 2009…read more at www.crunchbase.com

 

Doculife has raised a total of $4.7M in funding over 4 rounds. Doculife provides encrypted document automation for important documents such as wills, deeds, investments, real estate holdings, personal identification, travel documents and more. www.crunchbase.com/organization/doculife-incread more at www.crunchbase.com

 

Dallas biotech startup Dialectic Therapeutics Inc. has announced plans to use a $3 million Seed Award for Product Development Research from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to further develop its lead product candidate, an anti-cancer drug.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The $8.7 million will allow iDonate to create an SaaS/payments solution that supports new tender types like Apple Pay and Google Wallet as well as international payments. dallasinnovates.com/idonate-receives-new-funding-to-grow-its-digital-giving-platform-for-nonprofits/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Securonix, an Addison-based technology provider of cybersecurity and threat detection tools, has raised $11.9 million, according to a new filing with the Security and Exchange Commission. The company's "next-gen" security analytics platform is designed to predict, detect, and respond to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Spark Connected was founded in 2017 with a vision to transform wireless power delivery and intelligent battery charging with innovative platforms, disruptive technology and breakthrough products enabling an enhanced user experience for all. www.crunchbase.com/organization/spark-connectedread more at www.crunchbase.com

 

Dallas-based Mercado Labs, a startup working to transform the global supply chain by digitizing the first mile, has closed a $3.2 million seed funding round led by Austin-based LiveOak Venture Partners. Mercado, which was founded in 2018, connects buyers and…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Lydia Partners, a newly created venture capital firm, has raised more than $15 million in a series A round for OxeFit, a robotics tech startup, in addition to other technology prospects. www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2020/01/30/lydia-partners.htmlread more at www.bizjournals.com

 

The funding, which puts OneDine's pre-money valuation at $90 million, is expected to bring the company's table-side ordering and payment solution to restaurants across the U.S. dallasinnovates.com/plano-restaurant-tech-startup-onedine-raises-5m-series-a-round-to-broaden-apps-reach/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

RealPage, the Richardson-headquartered global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, is going to acquire Modern Message, Inc. No terms of the deal were released. Modern Message is a resident engagement solution used in the multifamily…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Cloudvisory, a provider of continuous visibility, compliance, and security policy governance solutions for multi-cloud and data center assets, has been acquired by California-based FireEye Inc. No financial details of the acquisition were released. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-doctorlogic-raises-7m-geoforce-tpg-growth-make-acquisitions/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

DoctorLogic, a Plano-based healthcare website marketing platform, announced a $7 million series A funding round led by Unbundled Capital, an Austin-based private equity firm. Kip Young, president of DoctorLogic, said in a statement that the series A investment will be…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

On The Road Lending, a Dallas-based financial nonprofit, announced this week that it's receiving a loan of up to $10 million from the Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group. The funds are expected to be used to expand an initiative geared…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based management consulting firm Sales Benchmark Index has received a strategic investment from CIP Capital, which will be used to accelerate growth and to invest in its people, specialty practice areas, client service capabilities, and benchmarking solutions, according to FinSMEs.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Intellective AI is the industry leader in Patented Machine-Learning, Artificial Intelligence technologies and creator of the "Intellective Foundation Platform. They received $3m in Series A funding. www.crunchbase.com/organization/intellective-airead more at www.crunchbase.com

 

SmartKarrot announces the successful completion of $1 million angel round funding. Completed with the participation of several high net worth investors and promoters, the funding is first tasked with enhancing SmartKarrot's online platform. www.prnewswire.com/in/news-releases/smartkarrot-announces-that-their-customer-amp-product-success-platform-has-completed-1-million-angel-round-833454670.htmlread more at www.prnewswire.com

 

Frisco-based Valify, a medtech company focusing on helping clients reduce the overall cost of healthcare services, has been bought by HCA Healthcare. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Valify's web-based tech platform provides healthcare systems with in-depth analysis and…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based software provider Spotio has received a $4.5 million Series A investment from Florida venture capital firm Ballast Point Ventures. The new funding brings the company's total to $5.1 million, according to Crunchbase. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-toyota-invests-394m-in-air-taxi-maker-spotio-gets-4-5m-transplace-makes-acquisition/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

TestFit Inc., the Dallas-based AI-powered building configuration software provider, has raised $2 million seed funding from Parkway Venture Capital. The startup has expertise in rapid real estate prototyping, architectural site analysis, and feasibility studies simulation and automation. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-toyota-invests-394m-in-air-taxi-maker-spotio-gets-4-5m-transplace-makes-acquisition/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dottid, a Dallas-based commercial real estate software-as-a-service technology platform, announced it has raised $3.85 million in seed funding. The startup says it's the first-of-its-kind to provide a singular location for owners, brokers, and tenants to seamlessly transact throughout the leasing…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based TestFit Inc., the world's first powerful building configuration software leveraging practical generative design, announced today it has secured $2 million in seed funding from Parkway Venture Capital LLC. www.architectmagazine.com/technology/testfit-announces-2-million-funding-boost_oread more at www.architectmagazine.com

 

Dallas-based ORIX Corp. USA has completed its acquisition of Hunt Real Estate Capital, creating one full-service, national commercial real estate lender. ORIX USA is the U.S. and Latin America business unit for Tokyo-based ORIX Corp. Hunt Real Estate Capital is…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas healthcare artificial intelligence and technology company Pieces Technologies has closed a $25.7 million Series B funding round led by healthcare investment firm Concord Health Partners. Pieces Technologies connects health systems and the community to address clinical and social determinants…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Coppell-based tech company BoodsKapper has raised an undisclosed amount in a seed funding round, according to Crunchbase. BoodsKapper, which recently collaborated with the DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas, makes AI-based software streamlining the relationship between public housing authorities, landlords,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas hydroponic produce operation Dragon City Farms Inc. has completed a capital raise on Fort Worth-based Harvest Returns' crowdfunding platform. Dragon City Farms will use the funding to grow safe, superior quality, fresh produce to consumers across the Dallas-Fort Worth…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Biotech startup Eyevensys, whose U.S. operations are based in Fort Worth with headquarters in Paris, France, has raised $30 million in series B funding. Eyevensys is a privately-held clinical-stage company developing non-viral gene therapies for retinal and other ophthalmic diseases.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Chicago-headquartered NTI Connect has acquired Vertical Communications Inc., a Dallas-based provider of specialized in-house solutions to wireless, small cell, and fiber providers. NTI is a broadband network engineering and deployment company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-crescent-raises-24-6m-for-fund-geoforce-sells-majority-stake-linux-academy-bought/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The Southlake-based medical device startup has raised about $45 million so far, and is starting up another $4.5 million round to further fund the company. HeartSciences is advancing the field of electrocardiography through its wavelet signal processing and application of…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

The newly-formed company has raised about $500,000 in a $15 million fund, a filing shows. The Dallas-based company offers small and medium-sized solar businesses supply chain management outsourcing services and products that were previously only available to large companies. www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2019/12/20/form-d-friday-tpg-raises-multiple-funds-totaling.htmlread more at www.bizjournals.com

 

The Richardson-based startup has raised $20 million in a "Series C" round, the company confirmed to the Dallas Business Journal. The investment comes from Sageview Capital, a firm that has backed companies such as ComScore, GoPro and Boingo. The funding…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

Q Clothier Raises $3M

January 3, 2020

The luxury men's clothing store has raised about $3 million in a $5 million fund, according to a filing. The brand was founded in 2003 by Raja Ratan, and started with a single 1,000-square foot shop. Since then, the company…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

Geoforce, the Dallas-headquartered provider of global traceability and Track and Trace solutions for field equipment and vehicles, has received a majority investment from LLR Partners, FinSMEs reports. While no financial information on the deal was released, Geoforce plans to use…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth IT training platform Linux Academy has been acquired by Austin tech firm A Cloud Guru. The move will create one of the largest cloud-computing training programs spanning major cloud platforms, per the Austin American-Statesman. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-crescent-raises-24-6m-for-fund-geoforce-sells-majority-stake-linux-academy-bought/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Oyster helps brands reach audiences on-the-go with its street-level media network within rideshare. www.crunchbase.com/funding_round/oyster-technology-group-pre-seed--c879c931read more at www.crunchbase.com

 

Michigan-based Lineage Logistics has agreed to buy Emergent Cold, a Dallas-headquartered refrigerated logistics company, for $900 million, according to the Wall Street Journal. Freightwaves reported that the acquisition is expected to close in 2020. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-macfarlan-raises-8-65m-moneygram-gets-20m-ntt-data-buys-austin-it-firm/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

MoneyGram, a global provider of money transfer services that's headquartered in Dallas, announced Ripple has made the final $20 million investment in MoneyGram, completing a previous $50 million equity funding commitment made earlier this year. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-macfarlan-raises-8-65m-moneygram-gets-20m-ntt-data-buys-austin-it-firm/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based global technology services leader NTT Data Services has agreed to buy Flux7, a fast-growing IT services firm that has been on the Inc. 5000 list for three consecutive years. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-macfarlan-raises-8-65m-moneygram-gets-20m-ntt-data-buys-austin-it-firm/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based small cell tech company BaiCells Technologies has received $85 million in Series C funding from two Chinese investors, bringing the startup's total funding to $99.6 million, Crunchbase reports. Earlier this year, a reported $14.6 million investment from Qualcomm Ventures…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Artifex Partners has been acquired by Eastbank Solutions, an Oregon managed service provider. No terms of the deal were released. Founded in 2000, Artifex is a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central reseller. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-renibus-therapeutics-nets-16-3m-shiftsmart-raises-12-75m-traxo-gets-equity-funding/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas travel tech startup Traxo has received an equity investment from Virginia-based Airlines Reporting Corp. in a deal that comes about a month following their partnership to enable direct booking data from ARC member airlines to go to providers through…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based tech startup Shiftsmart Inc. reported in an SEC filing that it raised $12.75 million of a $14 million equity offering. Founded in 2015 as a marketplace to connect part-time workers with open shifts across multiple platforms, Shiftsmart focuses across…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based EX-IQ has raised $945,000 of a $1.12 million equity and debt offering, according to an SEC filing. EX-IQ is a mobile and desktop application that uses artificial intelligence technology to transform any environment into a personalized, high-speed learning laboratory.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Southlake-based biotech company Renibus Therapeutics Inc. has raised $16.3 million of a $35 million equity offering, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Founded in 2015, the privately-held Renibus, which is currently operating in stealth mode,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

GoPlant, an Addison-based provider of an industrial mobile-worker task management, data collection, and decision support application, has been acquired by SKF Group. A brand of Form Automation Solutions, GoPlant was released in 2015 and is designed for use by operators…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based startup Kanarys-a tech platform seeking to foster collaboration between companies and employees on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace-has closed a pre-seed funding round at $1.5 million. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-actuate-raises-6-5m-in-series-b-funds-nuzee-files-for-12m-ipo-topgolf-inks-franchise-deal/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Actuate Therapeutics Inc., a Fort Worth clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, has raised an additional $6.5 million in a Series B-3 funding round. The round was led by Fort Worth-based Bios Partners with Kairos Ventures, DEFTA Partners, and other existing investors…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

NuZee Inc., a specialty coffee company that moved its corporate headquarters to Plano from California, has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed $12 million initial public offering, as well as announcing it had raised $2…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The Optum division of UnitedHealth Group has acquired Vivify Health, the Plano-based remote patient monitoring startup, for an undisclosed amount. Vivify provides a comprehensive RPM platform, complete with a suite of connected medical devices and mobile health apps to track…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Mooala, a maker of premium, organic, dairy-free beverages and creamers has completed an $8.3 million Series A equity funding round. The round was led by Sweat Equities, an investment firm specializing in the food, beverage, and consumer goods sector,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Supply, the Fort Worth-based men's razor company Supply appeared on the Nov. 3 airing of ABC's "Shark Tank" and left with a $300,000 investment from Robert Herjavec for 15 percent of the startup. "It was a surreal experience for us…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Improving, a Plano-based tech consulting and training firm, has acquired Code Authority, a custom software development and digital marketing firm based in Frisco. The move is part of Improving's ongoing "Enterprise Model"-a strategy of merging similar service companies that share…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Houston-based restaurant, hospitality, and gaming company Landry's has completed its purchase of Irving-based Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse and Del Frisco's Grille. Landry's is owned by Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta. The steakhouse brand was bought from private equity firm L…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Safe Harbor Marinas has been given a $41 million investment from Weatherford Capital, reports the Tampa Bay Business Journal. Safe Harbor Marinas says that it is the largest owner of marinas in the nation, and that the investment will…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Access Physicians, a Dallas-based national leader in acute subspecialty telemedicine, has secured $9.3 million in a Series A round from Health Enterprise Partners, a New York City-based healthcare private equity firm. Health Enterprise Partners' investors include some of the largest…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based Sanara MedTech has closed a private equity offering worth $10 million in common stock that it plans to use to fund milestones payments under current and future product license agreement, Mass Device reported. Mass Device said that the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based teleCalm, a provider of phone service for seniors and caregiver living with dementia, won a $100,000 Diamond Award from MassChallenge Texas as part of the 2019 accelerator program in Austin. "teleCalm's phone service solves telephone problems increasingly faced by…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Powerhouse, a Crowley-based provider of national construction services, facility maintenance, and rollouts, has raised an undisclosed amount in a private equity investing round, according to Crunchbase. The funding came from New York City-based Veronis Suhler Stevenson, Crunchbase said. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-eyevance-raises-30m-sanara-medtech-gets-10m-tyler-technologies-makes-acquisition/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Lone Star Aerospace, an Addison-based provider of business analysis and advice for aerospace and defense contractors, has received an investment from San Diego, California-based HCAP Partners. The amount of the investment was not disclosed. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-eyevance-raises-30m-sanara-medtech-gets-10m-tyler-technologies-makes-acquisition/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based Eyevance Pharmaceuticals has raised $30 million in an equity funding round, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The funding announcement comes after Eyevance said it had acquired TOBRADEX ST and NATACYN from the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Aligned Energy, a Plano-based data center provider of colocation and build-to-scale solutions for cloud, enterprise, and managed services companies, has received a $495 million credit facility. The company will use the funding for growth and expansion, according to a statement.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Lone Star Analysis, an Addison-based provider of predictive and prescriptive data analytics and analysis has received an investment from HCAP Partners, a San Diego-based mezzanine debt and private equity firm. The amount of the investment was not disclosed. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-aligned-energy-gets-495m-tpg-fund-nets-1-7m-att-buys-ad-platform/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based biopharma Actuate Therapeutics, Inc. has announced it has raised $3.9 million of a $6.5 million equity and option funding round, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In May, Actuate said it had raised…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based Nebula Healthcare announced it raised $200,000 pre-seed funding in May. Founded this year, Nebula Healthcare is a telehealth platform founded by Rayaan Akbar and Dr. Ali Pitafi, M.D. It provides access to U.S. board certified physicians and mental health…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Solovis, an Irving-based portfolio management, analytics, and reporting platform has raised $4.54 million of an $8.92 million equity offering, according to a government filing. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-actuate-raises-3-9m-tpg-closes-14b-in-funds-sabre-acquires-radixx/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The Dallas-based biotechnology company raised $8 million for its clinical trial that it started on human subjects in June, the company's Chief Executive Officer Lucas Rodriguez said in an interview with the Dallas Business Journal. The company is currently working…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

Razberi Technologies, a Dallas-based provider of simple, secure video surveillance and IoT solutions, has received $5.8 million in a Series B investment round led by LiveOak Venture Partners. "This financing will give us the opportunity to continue to grow the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Polte, a LaaS provider (Location as a Service) raised $12.5 million in strategic funding from private investors. With the Series A-2 funding, Polte plans to focus on boosting the commercial and industrial applications of its platform. dallasinnovates.com/private-investors-find-poltes-location-platform-for-12-5m-investment/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Boxcart, a Dallas-based e-commerce and delivery startup that is operating in stealth, has raised $245,000 in pre-seed funding, according to Crunchbase. The startup is developing competitive retail technologies that focus on fast and convenient delivery of products to consumers. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-energy-spectrum-seeks-1-3b-boxcart-raises-245k-databank-makes-acquisition/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Formula Inc. has raised $103,500 of a $5 million equity offering, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Formula provides modern tools for commerce, with platforms and services designed for companies to solve any productivity,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based PumpJack Dataworks inc. has raised $300,000 of a $1.2 million equity and debt funding round, according to an SEC filing. PumpJack is a sports technology company that provides apps allowing teams to better connect with fans. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-energy-spectrum-seeks-1-3b-boxcart-raises-245k-databank-makes-acquisition/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based fitness company Body Machine Fitness has raised $100,000 of a $12.5 million equity offering, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company was founded in 2015 by CEO Jeremy Soder. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-tailwater-capital-commits-150m-morningstar-raises-16m-elbit-makes-acquisition/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Elite FPS LLC, a full-service fire sprinkler contractor based in Dallas, has been acquired by National Fire & Safety, a Denver-based end-to-end fire protection and life safety solutions platform. No financial information of the deal were released. National Fire &…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Southlake-based pawTree, LLC reported raising $350,000 of a $3 million equity offering, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Founded in 2012, pawTree is a retail and social platform focusing on all things pets. CEO Roger…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

VitalTech, a Plano-based provider of cloud-based health and remote patient monitoring technology, announced the closing of its Series A financing round from two strategic investors-New Jersey-based Concord Health Partners, a healthcare-focused investment firm; and Atlanta-based Stanley Ventures, the investment arm…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Neighborhood Goods, the Dallas-based next-gen retailer, announced it raised $11 million in Series A funding, led by Global Founders Capital. Other long-term investors include Forerunner Ventures, tennis star Serena Williams' Serena Ventures, NextGen Venture Partners, Allen Exploration, Capital Factory, and…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based Stack Sports has acquired Southlake's Affinity Sports and Atlanta-based Blue Sombrero from Dick's Sporting Goods in a deal totaling $45 million. Stack Sports is the largest and fastest-growing global provider of sports technology, according to a statement. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-honeywell-cisco-invest-in-theatro-satori-makes-30m-investment-swk-buys-enteris-biopharma/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Richardson-based Theatro has secured investments from Honeywell Ventures and Cisco Investments. The amounts of the investments have not been disclosed. Theatro is the developer of the "world's first" voice-controlled mobile platform that connects hourly workers to enterprise resources, according to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based Systum, a provider of digital operating software for small- to medium-sized businesses, has raised $10.7 million in its latest round of funding. The round was led by Octopus Ventures, a venture capital firm based in London. In 2018, Systum…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Belluscura PLC announced it has raised $2.7 million in its latest fundraising round, giving the London-based company a post-money value of roughly $9 million. Belluscura, whose U.S. operations are headquartered in Plano, focuses on improving healthcare by developing new enriched…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based Texas Energy Control Products Inc. has been acquired by Eagle Automation, a specialty distributor of automation and measurement solutions, products, and services. Texas Energy Control Products is a control panel maker and distributor of automation and measurement products.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Westlake-based auto lending technology and services provider defi Solutions-DE LLC is merging with Sagent Auto LLC, an auto finance company headquartered in Pennsylvania. No financial terms of the deal were disclosed. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-varidesk-backs-common-desk-crossplane-capital-raises-94m-defi-solutions-merges/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co., the Fort Worth maker of the TX whiskey and bourbon brand since 2012, has been acquired by Pernod Ricard, the owner of Absolut Vodka and Jameson Irish Whiskey. Financial terms weren't released on the deal,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based DFW Bitcoin has been acquired by its Atlanta competitor, Bitcoin Depot. No financial information on the deal was released. Bitcoin Depot is expected to have a stronger leadership position in the market by acquiring DFW Bitcoin, according to FinSMEs.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Coppell-based Varidesk is the lead investor in a new corporate funding round for Common Desk, the 7-year-old Dallas-based coworking company with multiple locations in Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin. The amount of the investment was not disclosed. The two companies have…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Irving-based Aspire Marketing Services, a provider of lease retention and customer communications solutions for the automotive industry, has received an investment from Staley Capital. The amount of the investment was not released, according to FinSMEs. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-varidesk-backs-common-desk-crossplane-capital-raises-94m-defi-solutions-merges/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

North Carolina on-demand car maintenance startup Get Spiffy has bought out NuWash, one of its competitors in Dallas. WRAL TechWire reported that the acquisition adds more than 200 office park and multifamily residences that were served by NuWash to Get…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Farmers Branch-based software provider OpenConnect has been acquired by the UK-based ActiveOps Ltd. ActiveOps provides digital operations management solutions to financial services, shared services, business process outsourcing firms, government, healthcare, and other service industries. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-gridliance-gets-185m-credit-facility-avondale-nets-13-23m-realpage-makes-acquisition/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Mexico-based movie theater company Cinépolis has acquired Texas-based dine-in movie theater Moviehouse & Eatery for an undisclosed amount. Moviehouse & Eatery currently has five locations, with most of them in Dallas and Austin. A suburban Houston location is expected to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

A subsidiary of Dallas-based GridLiance, an independent electric transmission company, has closed on two revolving credit facilities with commitments adding up to $185 million. The subsidiary, GridLiance Western Holdings, and transmission company, GridLiance West, closed on a new five-year $80…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based biotech startup Spectral MD has secured $27 million from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority for an expanded proof-of-concept clinical trial of its AI-powered system targeting burn care assessment in pediatric populations. The system could benefit in the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Southlake-based biotech startup OncoNano Medicine announced that it has raised $23.7 million in the second portion of Series A funding, bringing its total Series A round to $35.4 million. The funding round was arranged by Salem Partners, which also participated…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Allen-based WatchGuard Inc., a mobile video solutions provider, has been bought by Illinois-based Motorola Solutions Inc. for an undisclosed amount. WatchGuard's products-in-car video systems, body cams, evidence management systems, and software-are designed for law enforcement. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-onconano-series-a-funding-reaches-35-4m-eci-acquires-uk-software-reseller/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas travel tech startup Traxo said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised the final $1.85 million of a $5.2 million Series B offering. Traxo specializes in aggregating data and tracking passenger loyalty…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Robin Autopilot, the Dallas-based robotic lawn mower startup has been bought by Ohio-based Fahey Group, which will move the company's headquarters to Strongsville, near Cleveland. No terms of the deal were released. Robin, which was founded in 2015, has over…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Irving-based Archeio Technologies, a provider of oil and gas document classification and smart search technology, has been acquired by Quorum Software, a Houston-based firm. No financial details of the deal were released. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-moneygram-gets-50m-investment-legacytexas-makes-2-1b-bank-merger/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based MoneyGram International Inc. has received a $50 million investment commitment as part of a strategic agreement with Ripple, a provider of enterprise blockchain solutions for global payments. MoneyGram is one of the world's largest money transfer companies, with more…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

4WEB Medical, a Dallas, TX-based orthopedic device company, closed a round of financing of undisclosed amount. SWK Holdings Corporation provided the financial resources. Founded in 2008 by Jessee Hunt, CEO, 4WEB Medical focuses on developing innovative implants utilizing its proprietary…read more at www.finsmes.com

 

4FRONT, a Dallas-based sports and entertainment marketing company, has received a high-seven figure minority investment from Global Sports Commerce, according to a report by FinSMEs. The exact amount of the investment was not released. Global Sports is a Singapore-based sports…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based cybersecurity company Critical Start announced that it has received a $40 million minority investment from the private equity firm Bregal Sagemount that will hasten its expansion and help build its team. Founded in 2012 by CEO Rob Davis, a…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Metropolis Truck Yard Partners LP said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised $1.4 million of a $2.4 million equity offering. The form D was submitted by Benjamin Muchoki, managing partner at…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Alkami Technology, a fast-growing Plano-based provider of cloud-based digital banking solutions to U.S. credit unions and banks, announced it closed on a $55 million Series E round. Led by General Atlantic and MissionOG, other existing investors-S3 Ventures and Argonaut Private…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based KoiReader Technologies raised $60,000 in seed funding, bringing its total funding to $510,000 over three rounds, according to a report in Crunchbase. The total includes another seed round this year and a pre-seed round in 2015. KoiReader's technology provides…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Hypergiant Industries, a Texas-based industrial artificial intelligence company, announced Wednesday that it secured funding from Sumitomo Corp. of Americas and Dallas-based Perot Jain. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-cien-inc-raises-3-5m-theatro-gets-12m-pioneer-health-nets-45m/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Irving-based Pei Wei Asian Diner has been bought by California-based PWD Acquisitions from Centerbridge Partners LP. No terms of the deal were released. A fast-casual dining chain, Pei Wei moved its headquarters from Arizona to Irving in 2017. The move…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Richardson-based startup Theatro has raised $12.1 million in equity funding, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. It's part of a total offering $15.1 million. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-cien-inc-raises-3-5m-theatro-gets-12m-pioneer-health-nets-45m/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Addison-based Pioneer Health Systems LLC, the holding company for all Direct Orthopedic Care (DOC) services, announced in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it's raised $45 million of a $60 million equity round. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-cien-inc-raises-3-5m-theatro-gets-12m-pioneer-health-nets-45m/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based Cien Inc., a provider of AI-powered sales productivity solutions, announced that it completed a $3.5 million seed funding round that it will use to accelerate it's market presence in North America. The seed round was led by Elaia, a…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Lewisville-based healthcare technology company CareView Communications Inc. said in a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it raised $50,000 in a debt-only funding round. In 2018, CareView raised more than $3 million. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-women-in-their-prime-nets-1m-fintech-rs2-ventures-completes-11m-raise-att-seeds-in-1-8m-round/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based CG Environmental raised an unreleased amount of funding in a private equity round, according to Crunchbase. Denver-based Silver Creek Partners led the round. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-women-in-their-prime-nets-1m-fintech-rs2-ventures-completes-11m-raise-att-seeds-in-1-8m-round/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Group Island Spirit LLC, a Thailand-based maker of catamaran boats with a U.S. headquarters in Fort Worth, announced in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange that it raised $500,000 in an equity funding round from 22 investors. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-women-in-their-prime-nets-1m-fintech-rs2-ventures-completes-11m-raise-att-seeds-in-1-8m-round/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Women In Their Prime LLC of Dallas reported to the SEC that it raised $1 million of a $1.3 million equity-only funding round. PrimeWomen.com is an online publication for women over the age of 50. It describes itself as a…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based fintech RS2 Ventures, which specializes in card issuing and merchant acquiring solutions under the brand name BandWORKS, has raised all $11.02 million in a funding round. According to the filing, $47,225 of the funding will be used for payments…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based healthcare startup Take Command Health has completed a bridge funding round, reaching its goal of $1.5 million. No details of the new plans have been released. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-women-in-their-prime-nets-1m-fintech-rs2-ventures-completes-11m-raise-att-seeds-in-1-8m-round/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Just weeks after Dallas-based Peloton Therapeutics filed for initial public offering, pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. announced it is buying the biotech company in a deal valued as much as $2.2 billion. The deal should close in the third quarter.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

AmeriTex Holdings LLC has closed $25 million in subordinated notes with Prudential Capital Partners and a $105 million senior credit facility with MUFG Union Bank, US Bank, and Banc of California to refinance its $42 million from its existing lender…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

InterGen Data Inc., a Plano-based AI-driven technology provider of proprietary AI software solutions and machine learning algorithms for banking, wealth management, insurance and fintech companies, has closed an $800,000 seed funding round. The round was led by Levittown, New York…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based Actuate Therapeutics Inc. has raised $21.7 million in a Series B financing round and plans to use the money to expand its ongoing Phase 1/2 trial. Actuate is a private biopharmaceutical company that focuses on developing compounds to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Naturally Slim has received an investment from The Riverside Co., a global private equity firm. Naturally Slim is a digital health platform that focuses on helping participants reduce Metabolic Syndrome, lose weight, and lead healthier lives. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-intergen-data-raises-800k-seed-funding-nuvei-makes-889m-tech-acquisition/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Actuate Therapeutics, Inc., a Fort Worth, TX-based clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, raised $21.7m in Series B financing. The round was led by Kairos Ventures, with participation from DEFTA Partners, Tech Coast Angels, and existing investors Bios Partners. www.finsmes.com/2019/05/actuate-therapeutics-closes-21-7m-series-b-financing.htmlread more at www.finsmes.com

 

InterGen Data, Inc., a Dallas, TX-based AI-driven technology provider of proprietary AI software solutions and machine learning algorithms for banking, wealth management, insurance and fintech companies, closed an $800k seed funding round. Stan Thomas participated in the round. www.finsmes.com/2019/05/intergen-data-closes-800k-seed-funding-round.htmlread more at www.finsmes.com

 

Dallas-based RumbleOn Inc. announced the closing of its previously announced offering of $30 million aggregate principal amount of 6.75 percent convertible senior notes due 2024. RumbleOn is an e-commerce company focused on how to simplify the way in which dealers…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Earlier this year, Carrollton-based Checkpoint ID, a provider of ID verification and data collection SaaS for apartment managers, announced that it had received $1.5 million in Series A funding from RET Ventures, a Utah-based early-stage venture capital firm. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-vanillasoft-nets-4m-riveron-gets-growth-funding-mass-lumosity-acquires-fort-worth-firm/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Signature Systems Group, a Flower Mound-based events services company, announced it raised an unreleased amount in a private equity round led by Center Rock Capital Partners, an Illinois-based private equity firm. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-vanillasoft-nets-4m-riveron-gets-growth-funding-mass-lumosity-acquires-fort-worth-firm/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Riveron, a Dallas-headquartered national business advisory firm, announced that an affiliate of the global investment firm H.I.G. Capital has agreed to make a growth investment in Riveron. H.I.G. Capital is a global investment firm focused on partnering with middle market…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based TAS Environmental Services LP has been acquired by Cleveland-based Blue Point Capital Partners. TAS Environmental, a leading provider of environmental services, is a portolio company of Dallas-based private equity firm TEAM Partners LLC. No terms of the deal…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Haggar Clothing Co., an iconic name in the men's clothing industry, is being acquired by New York-based Randa Accessories, one of the world's top accessories companies. The acquisition, which would created a roughly $1 billion company, should close by…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Austin-based ESO has acquired Dallas-based eCore Software, a scheduling platform for emergency medical services agencies and fire departments. No financial terms of the acquisition were released. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-peloton-therapeutics-files-for-150m-ipo-onconano-raises-22m/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Women's sexuality and health startup Rosy beat out nine competitors Wednesday to take the $14,000 top prize in the Health Innovation Pitch Competition 2019 at the Healthcare Dealmakers conference at the Ritz-Carlton in Dallas. dallasinnovates.com/rosy-wellness-takes-14k-top-prize-at-health-innovation-pitch-competition/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

FinSMEs reported that the funding came from Connecticut-based Emil Capital Partners, Keller Capital of Austin, and Tim Ferriss, and entrepreneur, author, and podcaster. The company says it will use the funding to expand its spas into new areas like Los…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Southlake-based OncoNano Medicine says it's raised $22 million to bolster its cancer-fight efforts. The venture funding round raises the company's total funding to more than $40 million. OncoNano Medicine Inc. President and CEO Ravi Srinivasan told the Dallas Business Journal…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based biotech Peloton Therapeutics has filed for an initial public offering and plans to raise up to $115 million to fund late-stage clinical trials, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Peloton is a developer of…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Novo Labs, the Dallas-based provider of conversational artificial intelligence services for large restaurant chains, said that it has received $2 million in seed funding, led by Austin-based Silverton Partners. Founded in 2017 by Clinton Coleman and Jeff Loukas, Novo Labs…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Calise Partners, a Dallas-based integrated agency announced that it has acquired the Dallas digital shop Imaginuity. The deal will create one of the largest independent marketing services providers in the Southwest. The company will do business under the Imaginuity brand.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

A Dallas tech company is selling to a large U.K. firm with private equity backing. Modern Systems, which provides clients with application modernization, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Advanced, according to a statement this week. Terms…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

Plano-based Stryve Biltong has received $16.5 million in a series B fund round that the company said will be used for education, awareness, trial among consumers, investment in talent, and operations. The round was led by Meaningful Partners, Pendyne Capital,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based artificial intelligence startup Edgetensor Technologies has received an undisclosed amount from early-stage venture capital firm SRI Capital. Edgetensor produces software development kits (Face SDK) for cameras, including ones in smartphones with facial-tracking capabilities. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-vc-backs-edgetensor-stryve-biltong-gets-16-5m-neiman-marcus-invests-fashionpile/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Richardson-based Elite Electronics, which specializes in automotive diagnostic and repair services, has been acquired by LKQ Corp. The acquisition puts Chicago-based LKQ into the vehicle services market by melding its parts and distribution business with Elite's services. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-vc-backs-edgetensor-stryve-biltong-gets-16-5m-neiman-marcus-invests-fashionpile/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

California security firm Allied Universal is buying Dallas-based Securadyne Systems and will establish a security technology headquarters in North Texas, according to a report in The Dallas Morning News. The acquisition of Securadyne will create the nation's fourth-largest security services…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Richardson-based Active-Semi International Inc. is being acquired by North Carolina-base Qorvo, a maker and supplier of semiconductors. No details of the deal were released. Active-Semi designs, develops, makes, and sells digital and programmable power management and digital motor drive integrated…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

In the first quarter, Aristos Ventures invested in three companies. Two of those-Edgetensor and Meteora-are Dallas-based. Felipe Mendoza, managing director of Dallas-based Aristos Ventures, said overall the funding potential for companies raising venture capital in the Dallas area looked "good"…read more at news.crunchbase.com

 

In the first quarter, Aristos Ventures invested in three companies. Two of those-Edgetensor and Meteora-are Dallas-based. The other, Houston-based Nesh, is a "smart assistant" for oil and gas. Felipe Mendoza, managing director of Dallas-based Aristos Ventures, said overall the funding…read more at news.crunchbase.com

 

Dallas-based tech firm FieldPulse has raised $2.2 million that will help the company build on its growth and continue driving disruption as legacy contractors go to digital platforms, Pulse 2.0 reported. With FieldPulse's cloud-based digital hub, contractors can manage their…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The Comerica Charitable Foundation has given Dallas-based EMPOWER Series a $60,000 grant. EMPOWER Series, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that said it envisions a world in which everyone is thriving. EMPOWER's s mission is to positively impact the world…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Nimbix Inc., the Richardson-based high-performance computing and super-computing platform, raised $4 million in debt financing, according to a report in Crunchbase. The funding brings Nimbix's total to $19.5 million in five funding rounds since 2012, Crunchbase said. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-nimbix-gets-4m-energy-spectrum-raises-867m-sentrics-makes-acquisition/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based and female-founded mobile app maker Rent My Wardrobe told Dallas Innovates that is working to close on $1 million of a seed round with a $4 million cap from a network of angel investors and family offices. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-studio-movie-grill-reels-100m-rent-my-wardrobe-closing-1m-authentix-buys-uk-firm/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Geoforce, a Plano-based provider of field-asset tracking solutions, has received $5 million in working capital financing from Denver-based CIBC Innovaton Banking. According to PE Hub, Geoforce uses hardware and software solutions to aid companies in the transporation, energy, and services…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based Linear Labs has closed a $4.5 million seed round in support of its revolutionary next-gen electric motor created by father-and-son team Fred and Brad Hunstable. The funding will be used to market the motor called the Hunstable Electric…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Studio Movie Grill, the Dallas-based movie theater-dining chain with 32 locations, said it has received a $100 million strategic from TowerBrook Capital Partners. The investment will help Studio Movie Grill accelerate its growth as it continues plans to open more…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Richardson-based AmplifAI Solutions Inc., which provides a performance acceleration platform for enterprise contact centers, announced it received $3.9 million in a Series A funding round from Naya Ventures, LiveOak Venture Partners, and Capital Factory. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-amplifai-gets-3-9m-offerpad-closes-series-c-funding-round-jll-buys-hff/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The Dallas-based on-demand storage services company CallBox Storage is raising up to $15 million in a funding round, according to a filing. So far, CallBox has raised $3.5 million of that goal. Callbox works like this: customers can schedule movers…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

For an undisclosed amount, Irving-based ThermiGen LLC is being bought by Celling Biosciences, an Austin biotechnology company. ThermiGen is a maker of temperature-controlled radio-frequency technology that heats targeted areas of your skin to naturally stimulate collagen. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-pieces-technologies-gets-5m-callbox-seeks-15m-tpg-makes-acquisition/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Pieces Technologies, a Dallas-based AI and predictive analytics startup, has raised all $5 million in the initial part of a Series B capital raise. The company expects to be fully completed in the second half of the year. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-pieces-technologies-gets-5m-callbox-seeks-15m-tpg-makes-acquisition/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

BulBul Apps, a Plano-based early childhood learning app developer, has raised $500,000 in a new round of funding. The financial backing came from Xseed Partners, OperatorVC, Dallas-based Anblicks, and Irving-based Infolob. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-bulbul-gets-500k-realtime-laboratories-nets-140k-artisan-design-makes-acquisition/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

RealTime Laboratories, a Carrollton-based medical testing company, has raised $140,100 in a seed funding round, according to Crunchbase. The company said it is the only laboratory in the nation accredited by the College of American Pathologists and The Clinical Laboratory…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Disinfection services provider SanoTech 360 announced that it will buy the assets of another Fort Worth company, EMist Innovations. No financial terms of the deal were released. EMist is a developer of electrostatic disinfectant application systems that it says deliver…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Addison-based Worksoft Inc., a provider of continuous test automation software, is being acquired by Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with more than $6.7 billion in capital under management. Worksoft is a provider of an end-to-end continuous test automation…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

EnTouch Controls, a technology developed in Richardson that provides software to help its clients lower the energy consumption in their buildings, has raised $1 million as part of a new offering seeking a total of $3 million, according to a…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based insuretech startup Sea Pine Technologies has been acquired by Zurich Insurance Group, an Illinois-based finance and insurance giant. No terms of the deal, which closed in January, were released. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-door-gets-5-4m-ikonopedia-nets-2m-series-c-muzooka-notes-3-9m/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Muzooka, a music technology company headquartered in Southlake, has raised more than $3.9 million of a $5 million offering, the company said in a filing. Muzooka describes itself as a platform on which artists and their teams manage their own…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Door Inc. said in a new filing with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised nearly $5.4 million of a $10 million funding round. It's an infusion of cash from existing investors, Door said. Door is a…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Ikonopedia, the Richardson medtech company that offers a next-generation breast radiology reporting and patient tracking, announced that Dallas-based Texas Women Ventures Capital has invested in the company as part of its $2 million Series C Preferred Stock funding. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-door-gets-5-4m-ikonopedia-nets-2m-series-c-muzooka-notes-3-9m/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

ParkHub, the Dallas-based B2B parking technology provider, announced it has completed its $13 million Series B funding round and has acquired a competitor. ParkHub offers subscription-based solutions that help parking professionals improve customer experience and drive revenue with streamlined operations…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based clinical-stage pharmaceutical company Peloton Therapeutics Inc. announced the closing of an oversubscribed $150 million Series E financing round. Peloton is a drug discovery and development company that is advancing first-in-class oral medicines for cancer and other serious conditions. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-parkhub-buys-competitor-closes-13m-series-b-round-kibo-makes-acquisition/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Neighborhood Goods, a retail innovator that launched its first location in Plano last year, is continuing its upward trajectory. The startup announced this week that it has raised an $8.8 million in expanded seed financing, a boost the retailer…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fixd Repair, the Dallas startup disrupting the home repair and warranty business, has been acquired by ANGI Homeservices, the parent company of Angie's List, HomeAdvisors, and eight other brands in eight countries. The Denver Business Journal reported that no financial…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based mobility startup Vinli announced this week closing a $13.5 million Series B funding round. Vinli has a data intelligence platform built for connected vehicles. Earlier this week, we reported that participants in the capital raise included new and existing…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Recode Therapeutics Raises $1M

February 11, 2019

Dallas medical research company Recode Therapeutics has raised $1 million as part of a new funding round, according to a filing. The company is aiming to raise up to $3 million, the filing shows. Recode is developing a way to…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

Dallas-based Adaptive3D, a supplier of premium additive manufacturing polymer resin, has secured a Series A funding round for an undisclosed amount, according to a report in FinSMEs. The funding round was co-led by DSM Venturing, which is Royal DSM's strategic…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based medtech company Phynd Technologies Inc., announced Tuesday that it completed an $8 million Series B funding round. Phynd offers healthcare providers an information management SaaS solution that manages all operational provider data. Its Phynd 360° Provider Platform details who…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Frisco-based Quest Events, a leader for drapery solutions and other products including modular furniture, scenic elements, décor, and accessories in the events industry received last week an undisclosed amount in a strategic investment from private equity firm TZP Capital Partners…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

In October, 2018, we told you all about the inventive ride-hailing startup Alto. Today, it announced it's entering the market with $14.5 million raised in two rounds of funding from several partners including Road Ventures and Frog Ventures. Alto is…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Riata Capital Group has announced that its portfolio company, Dallas-based Acuity Eyecare Group, has recieved an equity investment from J.P. Morgan Asset Management in support of growth and expansion. Financial terms of the investment were not released. The investment was…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Frisco Music City Gets $3.9M

January 22, 2019

The plan approved by Frisco officials last year called Frisco Music City has raised $3.9 million from outside investors, according to a filing. Intended to be housed near the Cowboys' Star, the new music venue is expected to be made…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Tech giant Google has bought Richardon-based Fossil Group's smartwarch technology, as well as the research and development division that created it, in a deal valued at about $40 million. the Verge reported. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-alto-announces-14-5m-lantern-pharma-raises-535000-zix-corp-makes-275m-acquisition/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based YourCause, a leader in enterprise philanthropy, corporate social responsibility, and employee engagement technology, announced it has been acquired by Charleston, South Carolina-based Blackbaud, a leading cloud software company that empowers social good, in a deal valued at roughly $157…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based small cell technology company Baicells has received an investment from Qualcomm Inc. that it will use to further the development of 5G technologies, according to FinSMEs. The amount was not disclosed. The investment was made through Qualcomm Ventures LLC,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based U.S. wireless service reseller KonaTel Inc. announced in a Form D filing in December that it had raised all of a $1.3 million equity offering. The company was founded in 2014 and provides voice and data solutions for agents,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based sports technology services company PumpJack Dataworks Inc. has raised $250,000 in seed funding, Crunchbase reported. The company was founded in 2018 and has offices in New York and Madrid. It helps sports teams and venues refine their digital strategies…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Envy Gaming, the Dallas-based esports team, raised $20 million in external funding, Sports Business Daily reported. The funding will help with Envy's attempts to monetize its fan base across the Overwatch League and eight other titles, the report stated. The…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based AI and predictive analytics startup Pieces Technologies said in a December filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it had raised $10.925 million of a $15 million equity funding round. Pieces Technologies' team of physicians, engineers, and…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based Payer Compass, a health-care reimbursement technology and price transparency solutions provider, said it received a significant investment but did not disclose the amount. According to FinSMEs, the round was led by Spectrum Equity with participation from Health Enterprise Partners.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Waxahachie-based Viziv Technologies announced in two new filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it raised $1.372 million in new funding. One filing detailed Viziv had raised $837,000 of a $5 million offering. The second showed it raised…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Floafers, a Dallas-based shoemaker and retailer of water loafers received a $200,000 investment last month to support its line of water loafers. The company said its shoes combine the versatility of waterproof Ethylene Vinyl Acetate foam with the design of…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Spectral MD has raised more than $1 million of a $2.7 million offering, according to a report in the Dallas Business Journal. The Dallas-based biotech company has created a device, called the DeepView Wound Imaging System, that gives detailed views…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Incero.com, an IaaS provider with data centers in Dallas, Seattle, and New York City, has been acquired by Florida-based Hivelocity, a provider of dedicated services, cloud hosting, collocation, and managed services. No financial terms of the deal were released.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Grapevine-based event consulting and management company Complex Sports and Entertainment announced in a Form D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it raised $850,000 in seed funding. The company was founded earlier this year, and says on…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Viverae-which recently rebranded as SimplyWell-has been acquired by Virgin Pulse, a global health and well-being company. SimplyWell is a wellness management company that focuses on helping organizations improve, and simplifying health for their employees. Its acquisition will give Virgin…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Neighborhood Goods, the Dallas-based retail startup founded by Matt Alexander and Mark Masinter, said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it raised $8 million of a $10 million offering. In May, the startup said it…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Richardson-based payments technology startup ModoPayments LLC announced that it has completed a Series A funding round of more than $13 million. According to Finsmes, the round brings the total funding raised by ModoPayments to more than $16 million. The round…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based instant delivery company PICKUP said that it raised $5 million in a series A funding round. The funding came from three venture capital investors - Maryland-based TDF Ventures, and Noro-Moseley Partners and Engage Ventures, both of Atlanta. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-swych-sells-majority-stake-pickup-nets-5m-sabre-agrees-350m-deal-farelogix/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Swych announced this week that Abu Dhabi-based Finablr has taken a majority stake in the Plano-based digital gifting platform. Finablr said that it will leverage its network's leadership and global presence to expand Swych's gifting network to a broader international…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Irving-based Fortune 500 chemical company Celanese Corp. announced that its subsidiary, Celanese US Holdings LLC, has completed its registered offering of €500 million [roughly $570 million] of 2.125 percent senior notes due 2027. According to a release, the notes are…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Irving-based Taco Bueno Restaurants announced Tuesday that it had agreed to be acquired by Taco Supremo LLC, an affiliate of Dallas-based franchising giant Sun Holdings Inc., as part of a restructuring in federal bankruptcy court where Taco Bueno has sought…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

EmpowerMX, a Frisco aircraft maintenance software company, said in a regulatory filing that it has raised $5 million. The Dallas Business Journal reported that EmpowerMX - which is partnered with IBM and Microsoft - launched its first product in the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

New York City-based Blackstone Energy Partners and Fort Worth-based Ulterra Drilling Technologies announced that Blackstone is acquiring a controlling, majority interest in the inventive maker of drill bits for the oil and gas industry. Ulterra - which holds six patents…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based BoodsKapper Inc., which creates AI-based software for public housing authorities, and virtual supply chain analysis for food manufacturers, announced a seed funding round, according to Crunchbase. On its website, the company said it is working with a Top 10…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Playful Corp., the McKinney-based game development studio, raised $5 million in a venture capital funding round, according to a report in Crunchbase. The capital raise joins a $25 million private round from October 2015, according to Crunchbase, totaling $30 million…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based electric power producer Luminant announced that it was awarded a $1 million grant from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for its Upton 2 battery energy storage system project. According to a release, the New Technology Implementation Grant program…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Toronto, Canada-based Onex Corp. announced that it acquired a 42 percent interest in Dallas-based global tax services and software provider Ryan LLC for $317 million. The investment values Ryan at $1.1 billion, according to a release. Founded in 1991, Ryan…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Hail Merry LLC, the Dallas-based maker of raw, plant-based snacks, announced in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised $1.08 million of a $1.26 million equity funding round. Hail Merry was launched in 2008…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Addison-based peer-to-peer competition startup PostItPlayIt Inc. said in a government filing that it raised all $1.59 million in an equity financing round. On the platform, users can create their own contests and compete against friends and family-heck, the whole nation…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

Grapevine-based automotive software company Intersection Technologies Inc., which does business as F&I Express, has been acquired by Cox Automotive Inc. of Atlanta. F&I Express will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cox Automotive. No financial terms of the deal were…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Conversational commerce company LivePerson has acquired Conversable, an AI company with a conversational intelligence platform with offices in Dallas and Austin, and which bills itself as "Made in Texas." While terms of the deal weren't disclosed, Conversable CEO and co-founder…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Defakto, the Dallas-based Adobe solutions provider, has been acquired by Ansira Partners Inc., one of the largest independent marketing agencies in North America. The move will allow the two companies to combine services and to strengthen Adobe capabilities. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-caris-raises-150m-meritize-gets-13-2m-benefitmall-buys-phoenix-firm/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

iDonate-a Dallas-based software developer aimed at helping nonprofits-raised $10 million in a Series A funding round led by PerformanceEdge Partners. Additional funding came from existing and new investors, such as Fort-Worth-based Miles Foundation. iDonate CEO declined to say the total…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Post Acute Analytics, a Lewisville-based healthcare technology company, raised $3.7 million in seed funding, according to Crunchbase. Founded in 2018, Post Acute Analytics offers a full suite of solutions through proprietary analytics, a turnkey integration engine, and medical leadership, that…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Caris Life Sciences, an Irving-based innovator in molecular science's use in precision medicine, said it raised $150 million in growth capital. The funding comes from TPG Sixth Street Partners in the form of senior secured debt and convertible notes, Caris…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Frisco-based educational lender Meritize recently raised $13.2 million in a Series A funding round led by Colchis Capital, with participation from Chicago Ventures. Other investors included CLC, Cube Financial Holdings, ZZ Ventures, Socratic Ventures, ECMC Group, University Ventures, PC Squared,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

A lifestyle brand based in the United Kingdom has acquired Dallas-based furniture and home decor retailer Wisteria. The acquisition was made by OKA Direct Ltd. for an undisclosed price. It's OKA's first major acquisition in the company's 20-year history and…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Cresson-based Integrity Bio-Chem reported in a government filing that it has raised $2.9 million of a $3 million venture capital round. Integrity Bio-Chem said it is bringing the next evolution of functionalized modified biopolymers to the energy and industrial markets,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Compass, a New York Cityp-based real estate technology company, that has entered the Fort Worth market announced that it raised $400 million in a Series F funding round. To date, Compass - which was founded in 2012 - has raised…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

In-car commerce platform Cargo has raised $22.5 million in a new equity funding round, according to a filing with the SEC. New York City-based Cargo, which recently launched its service in Dallas, provides refreshments and treats - water, gum, snacks…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Mode Transportation, a non-asset third-party logistics company headquartered in Dallas, has been sold to an affiliate of York Capital Management for roughly $238.5 million. Oak Park, Illinois-based Hub Group Inc. sold Mode, which was a subsidiary. The deal does not…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Bedford-based Nanoscope Technologies has received two grants totaling $4 million for two optogenetics technologies the company said could give sight to people with damaged retina cells. What is optogenetics? It's a biological technique that uses light to control cells in…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Forte Payment Systems Inc., an electronic funds transfer processor based in Allen, is being acquired for roughly $85 million in cash at closing by CSG International, an international provider of customer interaction and billing solutions. The deal is expected to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based Actuate Therapeutics Inc. said in a Form D filing that it raised $4.025 million in a debt-only funding round. Actuate is a private biopharmaceutical company that focuses on developing compounds to be used in the treatment of cancer…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Sunfinity Solar LLC said in a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it raised $525,000 of a $15 million debt-only funding round. Sunfinity is a provider of solar energy to both residential and commercial clients.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Select Milk Producers, a Dallas-based dairy company that says it uses innovative sustainable farming methods and takes extraordinary animal care and comfort measures, has raised all $12 million of a $50 million equity-only funding round. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-select-milk-nets-12m-actuate-therapeutics-raises-4m-valify-acquires-tech-firm/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based new-age organic meat company Farm2Cook raised $250,000 in a venture funding round, bringing its total funding so far to $300,000. Farm2Cook was founded in 2017 by Nathan Pinto, who said the company was created to disrupt the ethnic meat…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Southlake-based INTREorg Systems has raised $247,000 in a post-IPO equity round, Crunchbase reported. The firm provides shareholder intelligence and IT and consulting services, including management, compliance, and finance, and it has now raised $497,000 in two rounds since 2012. The…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Grey Inc. said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised $1 million of a $3.5 million debt offering. Grey, which was founded in 2017, offers a point-of-sale system that it said combines "ease…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Lewisville-based engineering and design firm G&A Consultants Inc. has been acquired by North Carolina-based McAdams. The firms will temporarily operate in Texas under the combined named G&A | McAdams. The deal was finalized Aug. 31, a release said. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-cyber-watch-gets-2-5m-bank-makes-equity-investment-modo-payments/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based financial services group ORIX USA Corp., will provide $250,000 in capital through its foundation to Good Returns, a Dallas-based hybrid social enterprise that makes loans to impact organizations. Good Returns will use the funds to help organizations scale sustainable…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Deutsche Bank has acquired an equity stake in Richardson-based payments technology company Modo Payments, a move that will provide the bank with new offerings for its clients. The amount of the investment wasn't disclosed. Founded in 2010, Modo Payments' offering…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based Cyber Watch has received a $2.5 million investment from Cypress Growth Capital. Cyber Watch assists its clients in planning and designing cyber security solutions to protect those organization's critical assets utilizing the most-advanced, but proven, emerging security technologies. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-cyber-watch-gets-2-5m-bank-makes-equity-investment-modo-payments/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based GDS Link, which helps businesses manage credit risk, has received an investment from San Francisco-based private equity firm Serent Capital. While terms of the deal were not disclosed, the Dallas Business Journal reported that it was a minority investment.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based heath-care provider LifeCare Health Partners raised $40 million debt financing led by White Oak Healthcare Finance, Crunchbase reported. Founded in 1992, LifeCare Health Partners encompasses the LifeCare Family of Hospitals as well as a variety of post-acute services including…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Frisco-based Dairy.com, a global provider of software-as-service solutions for dairy supply chains, announced Thursday that it is buying Richardson-based Data Specialists Inc. Data Specialists is a software solutions developer and provider to the dairy and food industries that was founded…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

rlington Surgery Center LLC has raised all of a $224,000 equity offering, according to an amended filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The center offers ophthalmology, laboratory, EKG, radiology, and pharmacy services. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-fuse-medical-raises-3-27m-medhab-get-914k-truck-yard-hauls-4-2m/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fuse Medical Inc., a Richardson-based provider of innovative products for surgeons, said in a new Form D filing that it has raised all $3,276,488 of an equity funding round. Founded in 2011, Fuse provides a variety of orthopedic impants including…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Mansfield-based MedHab LLC said in a new regulatory filing that it has raised $914,770 of a $3 million equity funding round. Founded by Johnny Ross in 2008, MedHab is a device company specializing in the development and delivery of wearable…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The parent company of Which Wich has acquired Dallas-based Paciugo Gelato Caffe, a 32-unit gelato chain that it will begin expanding across the U.S. Dallas-based Sinelli Concepts International did not disclose any terms of the deal. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-boardroom-salon-kristi-which-wich-buys-gelato-chain/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based independent insurance broker Higginbotham has acquired the business of Friendswood-based Colt Risk Management, an independent commercial insurance broker specializing in aviation risk. Higginbotham has practice groups in more than 20 industries, according to the Fort Worth Business Press.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based Kristi & Kids Enterprises LLC said it has raised $200,000 of an $800,000 equity round. According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the minimum investment accepted from an outside investor is $50,000. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-boardroom-salon-kristi-which-wich-buys-gelato-chain/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Southlake-based Boardroom Salon for Men announced Thursday that it has closed on an investment by affiliates of Los Angeles-based private equity firm LightBay Capital. LightBay will take a majority stake in the company and accelerate Boardroom's growth. No financial details…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based professional employer organization Zogg Benefits has been acquired by G&A Partners of Houston. The Zogg acquisition is G&A's fourth acquisition of the year, according to a news release. No financial details of the acqusitiion were released. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-rollkall-gets-950k-link-off-duty-police-jobs-arcade-funding-reaches-1-5m/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

MYCON General Contractors of Dallas has acquired Grapevine-based Pavlovich Construction Services. MYCON said the deal will support its growth in the industrial and manufacturing sectors, according to the Fort Worth Business Press. No financial details were released. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-rollkall-gets-950k-link-off-duty-police-jobs-arcade-funding-reaches-1-5m/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based startup Arcade has raised $1 million from investment groups, bringing its total funding to roughly $1.5 million. CEO Dave Cherrie told the Dallas Business Journal that the funding will help Arcade with sales and marketing as it grows. Among…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Palmer-based Harvest Gold Silica said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised $200,000 of a $5 million offering. On its website, Harvest Gold Silica said its product "is derived from naturally occurring minerals…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Lewisville-based Xome announced that it has acquired North Richland Hills-based Assurant Mortgage Solutions Group from Assurant Inc. in a deal valued at $35 million. Xome, a subsidiary of WMIH Corp., is a provider of services to mortgage servicers, originators, real…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Irving-based RollKall Technologies LLC announced in a Form D filing that it raised $950,000 of a roughly $1.5 million equity-only funding round that the company said will allow it to speed development and enable targeted acquisitions. Founded by Benjamin Poch,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Code Authority, a custom software company chose one winner out of the six finalists who presented in the startup pitch event. They chose Frisco-based KidStrong to win the award; $33,500 in seed funding and services and will have their startup…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Service Fusion, a Colleyville-based startup that offers software to construction contractors has raised more than $10.1 million in a Series A funding round from Kansas City investment firm Five Elms Capital, according to a filing with the federal government. The…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Hedera Hashgraph announced Wednesday that is has raised $100 million from institutional investors and individuals - including $10 million from its own employees - for a new distributed ledger platform it has developed. Hedera said its platform is faster,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based off-site package solution startup Fetch announced this week that it raised $3 million in a seed funding round led by Austin-based Silverton Partners. Founded in 2016, Fetch provides package solutions for apartment buildings by accepting packages at local warehouses,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

TheCapitalNet, a software-as-a-service provider with North Texas ties currently operating mostly in stealth mode, has received a $500,000 seed round investment from Dallas-based Lindwall Family Investments LLC. CEO and co-founder Rakesh Bhatia told VCCircle that the proceeds will help the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Lewisville-based technology company CareView Communications Inc. said in a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it raised $1 million in a debt only funding round. CareView is an information technology provider to the health-care industry specializing…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Appspace Holdings said in a new SEC filing that it has raised $375,002 of a $750,003 equity and option offering. Appspace, which offers a platform to help companies communicate with their teams, was founded in 2002 and also has…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Streetlane, the Dallas-based provider of property management services, has been acquired by Roofstock, an Oakland, California operator of an online market place for single family rental investment properties. No details of the deal were released. Roofstock said it would retain…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Colleyville-based Service Fusion, a provider of management software applications to HVAC, plumbing, electrical, IT, and other service businesses, announced it raised $10 million in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Five Elms Capital, a Kansas-based firm…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

SRS Distribution, a McKinney-based roofing company has raised $10.3 million for a potential acquisition, according to a SEC filing. The company counts Boston private equity firm Berkshire Partners and Los Angeles investment firm Leonard Green & Partners among its investors.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Carrollton-based Selery Fulfillment Inc., which specializes in inventory fulfillment and warehousing for e-commerce companies, said in a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that is has raised $850,000 of a $1 million offering. In November, Dallas-based family…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Ataia Medical, a graduate of Dallas startup accelerator Health Wildcatters, has raised $300,000 seed investment. The funding round was led by Dallas-based early-stage venture capital firm Green Park & Golf Ventures and its principals, Clay Heighten and Carl Soderstrom. Ataia,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based Craftwork Coffee Co. announced in a new government filing that it has raised $932,500 of a $3 million equity offering. Craftwork Coffee is led by President Trevor Hightower and founder and CEO Riley Kiltz. In the filing, Craftwork…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based KwikBoost, a mobile device charging company, has acquired its competitor, Brightbox, whose products will add a "smart" charging solution as part of KwikBoost's Lock & Charge product family. KwikBoost offers a variety of solutions to charge mobile devices that…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Krew Rideshare Inc. - which anticipates expanding to Dallas in the next six to eight months - said in a new filing that is has raised $25,100 of a $200,000 debt and equity offerings. Austin-based Krew offers rides from Austin…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based Sidekick Tools Inc. said in an amended filing with the SEC that it has raised $60,000 via a SAFE agreement - simple agreement for future equity - an agreement between an investor and a company that provides rights…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Richardson-based Maxxsure LLC, an independent cyber risk management platform, announced in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised $350,000 of a $1.35 million equity funding round. In October, Maxxsure said it raised $750,000 in…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based business consulting firm Kanarys Inc. announced in a new filing with the federal government that it has raised $115,000 of a $1.5 million debt funding round. According to the Kanarys LinkedIn page, the firm was founded this year and…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based protein snacks startup Stryve Foods LLC said in a new filing that it has raised $10 million of a $12.5 million equity offering. Earlier this year, Stryve reported raising $1.25 million of another $8 million funding round. In January,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based clothier Texas Standard announced this week that it has raised $500,000 in a seed funding round - capital that will help the company with production and growing its staff. "We are looking to hire across the board, and at…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based DCS Global, a provider of revenue cycle managament software, announced that it received a growth investment from Tritium Partners. The size of the investment was not released, but DCS said the money will help it increase the availability of…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Waxahachie-based Viziv Technologies announced in a new filing that it raised another $576,000 in an equity only raise targeted at $15 million. Earlier this month, Viziv said it raised $500,000 in an another equity funding round, the company announced in…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas beer brewing stalwart Deep Ellum Brewing Co. has been sold to Austin-based Canarchy Craft Beer Collective. Canarchy, a beer conglomerate, owns such brands as Oskar Blues Brewery and others, GuideLive reported. Deep Ellum Brewing opened in 2011 and quickly…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based SaaS platform Brand Protection Agency has been acquired by Ansira Partners, a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, with headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri and Dallas. No details of the transaction were released. BPA's platform provides manufacturers and brands…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Arcade has raised $750,000 in a seed investment round, bringing its total funding since 2015 to $1.2 million, according to Crunchbase. Lead investor in the most recent round was Austin-based ATX Seed Ventures, a seed-stage venture firm. Arcade is…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Pomp & Whimsy, a North Texas, women-run and women-focused maker and marketer of classically distilled gin infused with natural botanical liqueur, has raised $50,000 as part of seed round of funding. The company was founded by Dr. Nicola Nice, a…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based iuzeit recently raised $500,000 in a seed investment round, according to Crunchbase. Iuzeit is a platform founded by Yogi Patel that offers one-stop shopping for information and reviews about consumer products. The platform aggregates, processes, organizes, and analyzes the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Ironwood Capital has made a subordinated debt investment in BrandFX Body Co., the Fort Worth-based manufacturer of composite fiberglass truck bodies. The amount of the investment was not released. Ironwood utilizes subordinated debt - sometimes called mezzanine finance - in…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Bestow secured $15 million in Series A funding led by Valar Ventures, with participation from existing investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Core Innovation Capital, 8VC, and Morpheus Ventures. Bestow designed a brand new underwriting framework and built a first-of-its-kind experience,…read more at hellobestow.com

 

Plano-based financial services company CoinFlip Solutions announced that is has raised seed funding with the participation of Shoreline Venture Management, JetBlue Technology Ventures, and Heads or Tails Investments. CoinFlip is a cloud-based platform that enables electronic points and benefits to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Entech Sales & Service announced in a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised nearly $3.9 million of a $30 million equity funding round. The total amount of the raise so far is…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Neighborhood Goods, a Dallas-based retail startup founded by Matt Alexander and Mark Masinter, has raised $5.75 million. The seed round was led by Forerunner Ventures with participation from Maveron, CAA Ventures, Global Founders Capital, NextGen Venture Partners, and others. Also…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Women in Their Prime LLC has raised $250,000 of a $1 million equity financing round, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company's PRiME website is aimed at entrepreneurial women in their 50s, 60s,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based tech company Vorbi Inc. has closed a $2 million investment round under a simple agreement for future equity - commonly called SAFE - according to a Form D filing. Vorbi is a hyperscale converged cloud Infrastructure provider and said…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based robotic lawnmowing franchisor Robin Autopilot has closed on a $1 million funding round, the DBJ reported. Robin Autopilot grew out of the Dallas-based Dialexa Labs incubator and was featured on the hit-television show Shark Tank. More than 1 million…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based VetScience has been acquired by Chesterfield, Missouri-based animal nutrition manufacturer Manna Pro Products. VetScience is known for its Fruitables brand of natural treats and supplements that target pet obesity. "Fruitables treats and supplements will be a strong addition to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Restaurant food delivery by drone may command the headlines - at least when Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says Uber is experimenting with the futuristic technology, it does. But beyond the drone buzz, quieter technical integrations will make the biggest change…read more at table.skift.com

 

Frisco-based Hera Health Solutions said in a new federal filing that it has raised all of a $100,000 funding round. Hera Health Solutions was founded in 2016, and is developing a device that eliminates the removal of sub-dermal contraceptive arm…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Bestow Inc. has closed $15 million in Series A funding ahead of the company's national launch of its life insurance services platform. The Series A raise was led by New York City-based Valar Ventures, with participation from existing investors…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

In January, Hail Merry said it closed a $2.035 million debt round. The company manufactures and sells raw, vegan, and gluten-free snack products including tarts, macaroons, granola, nuts and seeds, and assortments, according to Bloomberg. Its products are sold through…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Schok is based in Frisco and Rowlett, and was founded roughly two years ago as a subsidiary of Link America. The Dallas Business Journal reported that previously, the company had pitched Apple on cell phone accessories, but that Schok began…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based OncoNano Medicine Inc. announced Thursday that it closed a $11.7 million Series A round, according to filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The round was arranged by Salem Partners, which participated as a principal investor. The recent funding…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Perot Jain, a Dallas-based venture capital firm co-founded by Ross Perot Jr. and Anurag Jain, has backed two DFW startups - NoiseAware and Spacee. Financial details of the investments have not been released by Perot Jain or the two startups.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

IPwe Inc., which has operations in Dallas, has sold $2.5 million of a $10 million equity offering, the company said in a filing with the federal government. IPwe's Global Patent Registry is the world's first blockchain-enabled patent registry and the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based startup Krew announced that it has raised $25,000 in a seed investment round. Krew's app operates in the intercity travel industry by offering affordable long-distance car rides to consumers. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-smartblock-starts-100m-fund-learning-machine-closes-3m-round-morsco-bought-for-1-4b/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based startup Krew announced that it has raised $25,000 in a seed investment round. Krew's app operates in the intercity travel industry by offering affordable long-distance car rides to consumers. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-smartblock-starts-100m-fund-learning-machine-closes-3m-round-morsco-bought-for-1-4b/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based investment firm SmartBlock Capital is raising a $100 million hedge fund to place investments in cryptocurrencies and blockchain, the Dallas Business Journal reported, citing a filing with the federal government. Blockchain is the underlying technology for bitcoin. The Business…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Upventur, the Denton-based social platform for the outdoor travel space, announced Wednesday that is has acquired Yonder, a social networking platform dedicated to connecting outdoor enthusiasts. No terms of the deal were released. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-wildcat-capital-leads-11m-raise-konatel-reaches-1-3m-goal-upventur-buys-yonder/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Ioogo Inc. announced in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it raised all $250,000 offered in an equity raise. Founded in July 2017 by Josh Alballero and Kristy Campbell, Ioogo offers an SaaS platform that…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based SalesBoost LLC has raised all of a $875,000 equity offering, the company announced in a Form D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. SalesBoost specializes in hospitality training that develops sales leaders, hotel-based sellers, and global sales,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

McKinney-based ShearShare Inc. has raised $1.1 million in a seed round involving nine investors, according to Crunchbase. The investors are Y Combinator, Structure Capital, Precursor Ventures, James Sowers, David O, Capital Factory, Blackstone LaunchPad, Backstage Capital, and 500 Startups, Crunchbase…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based KonaTel Inc., a reseller of U.S. wireless service, announced in a Form D filing that it had raised all of a $1.3 million equity offering. The company - founded in 2014 - provides voice and data solutions serving agents,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based data center provider Aligned Energy has received a strategic investment from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners that will be used by Aligned Energy to expand its operations. According to FinSMEs, Aligned will be jointly controlled by its current owner, BlueMountain Capital…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

ZipStored Inc., a Dallas-based storage and delivery company, has raised $100,000 in a seed funding round, Crunchbase reported. The source of the funding was not disclosed for the company that was founded this month by Asker Ahmed, according to Crunchbase.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based mobile gifting platform Swych announced it has raised all $2 million offered in a debt investment round, according to a new Form D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Swych was founded in 2015 by Deepak Jain,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based ROKA Sports Inc., which designs high-performance swimwear and biking suits for competitive athletes, has raised $17.75 million of a $21.32 million offering, according to a Form D filing with the federal government. The company did not specify for what…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based health-care seed fund accelerator Health Wildcatters has achieved the second exit in its five years of existence. Invertex Ltd., which went through the program in 2014, has been acquired by Nike. Invertex uses computer vision to create 3D scans…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Traxo Inc. has raised another $85,225, completing its $810,735 funding round, according to an amended filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Earlier, we reported that Traxo had raised $725,510 in new equity funding. In 2016, Traxo raised…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based venture capital firm Intelis Capital was lead investor in a funding round for WNDYR, a Dallas-based information technologies, professional services, and training startup with operations in North Texas. WNDYR was founded in 2015 by CEO Claire Burge and Chief…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas technology startup Preciate has raised $869,000 from about a dozen investors, according to a filing. The company is aiming to reach $2.5 million with this round of funding, the filing shows. Preciate is among a collection of new companies…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

Dallas-based Excentus, a provider of loyalty and coalition marketing solutions for the U.S. retail, national brands, grocery, and convenience retail sectors, has been acquired by PDI. No financial details of the deal were released. PDI is a global provider of…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based Ignis Studios LLC has been acquired by Momentous Entertainment Group Inc. for $21.5 million. The deal is made up of cash, performance payments, and stock, the companies announced. In a release, the companies said that over the past…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Woodmont Allen Academy LLC has raised $1.3 million in an equity raise from 40 investors, according to a SEC filing. According to the filing, the minimum investment amount was $25,000. Woodmont Allen Academy's registered agent is The Woodmont Co., and…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

IOOGO, a software-as-a-service techology company based in the Uptown neighborhood of Dallas, raised $250,000 in a seed investment round. Founded by Josh Alballero and Kristy Campbell in July 2017, IOOGO said its main premise is to establish a substantial customer…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Insurance Technologies Corporation, a Carrollton-based provider of marketing, rating, and management software and services to the insurance industry, received a majority investment of an undisclosed amount from Accel-KKR, a California technology-focused private equity firm. FinSMEs reported that following the deal,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Waxahachie-based Texzon Technologies LLC announced this month that it has raised $720,000 of a $15 million offering, according to a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In January, the company announced that it finished a VC funding…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Minnie's Food Pantry of Plano, a charity that provides healthy, nutritious food to those in need, raised $1.3 million in a venture round. The lead investor in the round was not named. Minnie's was founded in April 2008 by Dr.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Caruth Capital Partners, a Dallas-based middle-market private equity firm, has invested growth capital in Dallas-based ATA RiskStation LLC, a provider of cloud-based portfolio risk management. Founded by veteran technology entrepreneur Aladin Abughazaleh, ATA RiskStation offers its clients portfolio risk analytics…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

OrderMyGear, the Dallas-based developer of an online ordering platform aimed at group orders of sporting goods and apparel, has raised $35 million in a funding round from Susquehanna Growth Equity. OrderMyGear said it will use the money to accelerate product…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

PestRoutes, a McKinney-based company that develops business mangement software for the pest control industry, has raised a round of equity funding from Mainsail Partners. It will use the investment to accelerate product development and enhance customer service. PestRoutes did not…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

OncoNano Medicine, a Dallas-based biotech company, has raised $11.6 million from 27 private investors, according to SEC filing. OncoNano is a former spin-out from the UT Southwestern Medical Center, according to the Dallas Business Journal. OncoNano developed a method using…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based pharma company Gradalis Inc. has received $43.94 million of a $55 million equity funding offer, the company announced in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Gradalis has not said how it intends to use the funding.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Irving-based mailing industry network Royal Alliances has received revenue-based growth financing described as being in the "seven-figure" range from Palo Alto, California-based Decathlon Capital Partners. According to FinSMES, Royal Alliances was founded in 2012 by CEO Aaron McDaniel, and is…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

AuditionMe, the Rockwall-based content startup has raised $100,000 of its goal of $500,000, the Dallas Business Journal reported. In a filing with the SEC, AuditionMe said that funding came from four investors. The company was founded by Caleb Applegate to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based Project Ring Inc., registered as a foreign for-profit corporation in the state of Texas, reported in a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that is has raised all of $2.2 million equity funding round. Project…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Door Inc., the Dallas-based tech-enabled residential real estate brokerage firm, announced that is has sold nearly $8.7 million of a $10 million equity offering. Door, which was founded in 2015, said it enables homebuyers and sellers to benefit from agent…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Fetch Package, which provides outsourced package receiving and last-mile logistics for apartment buildings, announced it has raised $420,000 in an angel investing round. Apartment dwellers can use Fetch's services to have packages delivered to Fetch, which then hand delivers…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based cryptocurrency startup Hedera plans to launch a new virtual currency platform called Hedera Hashgraph thanks to an $18 million funding round. The Hedera funding round included Digital Currency Group, and the launch of the new platform is expected to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Lewisville-based CareView Communications Inc. announced it had raised all $2.05 million in a recent debt-only funding round. In its filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, CareView did not specify for what the money will be used. Crunchbase reported that…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based Paññã announced that it has raised $1 million in seed funding. The AI recruiting technology company said it raised the money in two separate $500,000 rounds this year. Paññã - pronounced Panya - said its focus is to help…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based on-demand labor marketplace Veryable Inc. raised $1.7 million in an equity funding round that opened in May 2017, the company said in a Form D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Veryable's labor marketplace is for manufacturing, logistics,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Keller-based BILT Inc. has raised $250,000 of a $1 million offering, according to a Form D filing. The BILT app was conceived in 2012 as the first use of SAP's Visual Enterprise 3D technology and is designed for consumers. The…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

CounterFind, the Frisco-based counterfeit merchandise detecting company founded by former Dallas Cowboy safety Darren Woodson, has raised an additional $190,000, according to a new Form D filing. The company now has completed its offering of $997,587. In January, we reported…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

KonaTel Inc., the Dallas-based reseller of U.S. wireless service, announced in a Form D filing that it had raised $300,000 of a $1.3 million equity offering. The company, which was founded in 2014, provides voice and data solutions serving agents,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Richardson-based Vertical Computer Systems announced in a Form D filing that it has raised $860,000 of a $20 million funding round. Vertical Computer Systems is an international provider of application software, cloud-based and software services, internet core technologies, and intellectual…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Irving-based Naya Ventures announced in a Form D filing that is has sold $2 million of a $2.45 million equity funding round. Naya Ventures is an early-stage and growth equity investment firm. It invests in U.S.- and India-based mobile technology…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth Pharma Nuvothera Raises $2.06M

March 2, 2018

Fort Worth-based Nuvothera Inc., the maker of the psoriasis treatment Prosoria, has raised $2.06 million in an equity round, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Nuvothera recently announced that Prosoria was available to buy online for the first time on the company's website and via Amazon.

 

Ivie & Associates, a Flower Mound-based marketing services provider, has been acquired for a reported $92.5 million by Quad/Graphics Inc., a Wisconsin-based marketing solutions provider. Ivie & Associates was among the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing companies in the nation. It was…read more at www.biztimes.com

 

Shop Simply Announces $400K Equity Raise

February 26, 2018

Shop Simply Inc., a Dallas-based provider of a software-based enabler of next-generation e-commerce, announced a $400,000 equity raise in a Form D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This raise is part of a $5 million offering. Shop Simply was co-founded by Steve Nadon, Dr. Alistair Black, and Eric Peus, and uses virtual robot technology that automates and enables the entire shopping and checkout process.

 

Dallas-based startup got2go2 LLC announced it has raised $590,000 in an equity funding as part of a $750,000 offering, according to a filing with the SEC. The startup, founded in 2014, is under development with a planned launch in 2018…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Frisco-based student lending platform Meritize has raised $6.8 million in seed funding, the company announced. The round was led by Colchis Capital, Chicago Ventures, and Cube Financial Holdings, with participation from ECMC, College Loan Corp., University Ventures, City Light Capital,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based View Wireless Infrastructure Fund LP has raised $2.5 million in new equity funding, according to a filing. View Wireless filed as a Domestic Limited Partnership in the state of Texas in April 2017. While the total offering was $2.5…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based nonprofit jewelry brand Akola Project has received a $250,000 line of credit as part of $1 million in investments in four women-led ventures by the Women's Capital Collaborative, created in 2016 to support the diverse needs of women-run social…read more at www.locavesting.com

 

Pieces Technologies Raises $3M

February 16, 2018

Dallas-based AI and predictive analytics startup Pieces Technologies has raised $3.25 million in a debt-only funding round. The funding is part of a total offering of $15 million, according to a Form D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Federos, a Frisco-based developer of IT service management tools and services, has raised an undisclosed amount in Series B funding. The funding included un-named family offices from the U.S., Germany, and Austria, Texas TechPulse reported. Started in 2005 as Monolith…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based protein snacks startup Stryve Foods LLC has received $1.25 million in funding from a new equity investment rounds, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The total offering in the round is $8 million, leaving $6.875…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Agrinos Inc., an Irving biotechnology company, has completed a $14.7 million equity investment with support from long-term investors Manor Investment SA, Havfonn AS, and EuroChem Group AG. The investments will help Agrinos accelerate execution of its business plan this year…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

Two North Texas pharmaceutical industry companies controlled by Richard Appling both announced raises recently. Hurst-based Right Value Drug Stores Inc. announced a $13.3 million debt-only raise, while Denton-based Appling Enterprises LLC announced a debt-only raise of $700,000. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-bios-partners-targeting-50m-fund-mooala-raises-5m/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Mooala, the Dallas-based startup that is a purveyor of dairy-free beverages, has raised $5 million in a new funding round, the Dallas Business Journal reported. The publication said Mooala likely will make an announcement on the funding next week. Mooala's…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

TechCrunch reported that Square has bought Entrees On-Trays, the 32-year-old restaurant delivery service, with plans to expand to expand Square's on-demand food delivery service, Caviar, in Dallas-Fort Worth. Caviar product lead Gokul Rajaram told TechCrunch that the acquisition will allow…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

ShearShare founders Courtney and Tye Caldwell won $100,000 in the Dallas Diversity & Inclusion Investment Challenge Tuesday evening, clearing the way for the McKinney startup to grow its team. The challenge was put on by Capital Factory in partnership with…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Netherlands and Dallas-based medical device developer Endostim raised more than $12.1 million in equity funding from 20 investors, according to a Form D filing. The company's treatments include those for gastroesophageal reflux disease, which causes severe heartburn and acid reflux.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Filely received a $10,000 investment from Acupo Ventures that will be used for a major rebranding in the coming weeks. Acupo Ventures is a pre-seed venture capital firm and said its investment is to help Filely through its rebranding…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

defi Solutions, a Grapevine-based provider of lending industry software, raised $55 million in Series C funding, with an investment of primary and secondary capital from Bain Capital Ventures. The company will use the primary capital to accelerate development of existing…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

MediBookr, the Dallas-based health-care shopping platform, raised $675,000 in seed funding that will go toward product enhancement and client support. The MediBookr website and mobile app allows users to search for and find health-care providers' profiles, including price and ratings,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

RevTech, the mentor-driven retail accelerator in Dallas, led the first $1 million of a $3 million Series A funding round for Birdzi, a New Jersey-based technology startup. Birdzi is a mobile engagement platform for small- and mid-size grocery chains, and…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Caddo Technologies Raises $1M

January 19, 2018

The Dallas-based biotechnology firm announced in a Form D filing that it had raised $1 million in equity financing, which was 100 percent of the offering. Caddo, which was formed in 2013, did not specify what the funding will be used for, and has not returned a call for more information.

 

Double Pull Inc. Nets $75k Equity Raise

January 19, 2018

Irving-based Double Pull Inc., announced a $75,000 equity raise, with proceeds to be used for product development, pilot projects, legal expenses, and marketing and sales, according to a Form D filing with the U.S. government. Double Pull has not responded to a call for more information about the round.

 

Valify Inc. Gets $652k for R&D

January 19, 2018

Frisco-based Valify Inc. announced in a Form D amendment that it had raised $652,352 of a $700,000 debt offering. Valify said it is the only 100-percent dedicated web-based solution allowing health-care organizations to quickly identify, benchmark, and track their savings in hospital-purchased services. The company will use the funding for continued research and development, Chief Technology Officer Matt Clark told Dallas Innovates.

 

Traxo Inc. Raises $725k in Equity Funding

January 19, 2018

Traxo Inc. has raised $725,510 in new equity funding, the company announced in a Form D filing with the U.S. government. In 2016, the Dallas-based company raised a $5.2 million Series B funding round led by TripAdvisor. Traxo specializes in data aggregation and tracking passenger loyalty and behaviors. It lists German airline Lufthansa and other travel companies as its clients.

 

Mycroft Completes $1.75m Seed Round

January 19, 2018

Kansas City-based Mycroft, which has an open source voice recognition platform, has completed a $1.75 million seed round. Among the company's investors is Dallas-based Deep Space Ventures.

 

Darren Woodson played defense for the Dallas Cowboys in the Super Bowl years of the 1990s, and now his technology startup CounterFind is helping businesses defend against counterfeit versions of their products being sold on the internet. Some of the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

There’s a startup in Texas that’s been quietly building the technology that powers mobile banking apps. Plano-based Alkami has developed a white label service that credit unions and banks use across digital platforms. And Alkami’s 4.5 million users have generated…read more at techcrunch.com

 

Reix Corporation, a Dallas, TX-based owner of data and software platforms for the commercial real estate industry in the United States and Latin America, completed its Series A funding. Minority investments were provided by Altus Group Limited (TSX:AIF), Real Capital…read more at www.finsmes.com

 

A Dallas startup that is building the “Uber of Photoshopping” has received an investment from a former Apple executive and pioneer of the photo editing software. The company, Mendr, released an app in March to allow users to hire from…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

Nimbix is a provider of cloud-based High Performance Computing infrastructure and applications. The company offers its customers hardware accelerated server platforms and HPC applications as a service through the Nimbix Accelerated Compute Cloud, speeding up data processing for Life Sciences,…read more at www.formds.com

 

Magnitude Software, Inc., a leader in delivering business insights for organizations with increasingly fragmented application and data environments, today announced its second acquisition this quarter: Innowera, a global software provider that enables users to more efficiently manage SAP processes and…read more at www.innowera.com

 

A Dallas startup aimed at disrupting the home repair and warranty business recently raised $2 million in seed money so it can expand to Austin, San Antonio, and Houston in January. The Fixd app gives homeowners a way to find…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fastlane developers of the online car-buying platform that enables car buyers to purchase a vehicle directly from the car dealer's website and in-store sales while giving them an easy Amazon-like checkout experience, today announced it has completed a $1.5 million…read more at www.chicagotribune.com

 

Head injuries, concussions, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy suffered on the football field have been a topic of public discussion in recent years. According to the Chicago Tribune, growing concerns about head injuries is leading to a decline in youth football…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based BenefitMall, the provider of employee benefits and payroll services which is backed by Austin Ventures, has been acquired by The Carlyle Group. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. The Carlyle Group said it believes thatcapital investment, an expanded salesforce, and…read more at www.texastechpulse.com

 

Irving, Texas-based Miraca Life Sciences, which operates an anatomic pathology laboratory, has been acquired by private equity investor Avista Capital Partners. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Miraca Life Sciences provides anatomic pathology services in the fields of gastroenterology, dermatology,…read more at www.texastechpulse.com

 

CyberMiles Raises $30M via ICO

November 22, 2017

Dallas-based CyberMiles, a startup developing a blockchain-based platform for decentralized, online marketplaces, said it has raised close to $30M in its "initial coin offering" (ICO). CyberMiles said it sold 420 million "CyberMiles Tokens" in its ICO, with funds to go…read more at www.texastechpulse.com

 

Cufflinks.com, the Dallas based manufacturer and distributor of men's fashion accessories, has been acquired.  The 18-year-old firm manufactures and sells over 4000+ SKU's and has almost every high-end license to produce cufflinks, tie bars, ties and pocket squares as well…read more at nbherard.com

 

Ecological Service Partners, a Dallas, TX, and Washington, D.C.-based provider of ecological restoration of wetlands, streams and habitats for endangered species, raised $250m in equity funding. The backers were not disclosed. The company intends to use the funds to support…read more at www.finsmes.com

 

JF2 Capital Partners, a new Dallas-based family office venture capital firm, announced that it has made its first deal, placing a substantial investment in Farmers Branch-based startup Selery Fulfillment.   https://dallasinnovates.com/new-vc-firm-jf2-makes-selery-fulfillment-first-investment/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

In just 18 months, Dallas startup Cosmic JS has racked up 60 customers, including Big Fish and Brand New Congress, and is just finishing up a $250,000 angel round. And, it’s already planning to raise more funding in a seed…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The apartment rewards startup announced the results of the investment round this week, which was led by San Francisco’s AXA Strategic Ventures and included Dallas-area investors. Through its Community Rewards app, Modern Message gamifys apartment living giving residents reward points…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Denton-based Kubos Corp. announced Thursday that it has closed $1.65 million in new funding that will help it hire more employees and expand its platform. The round brings Kubos’ total funding to more than $2.4 million. Included in this round…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

WatchGuard, the Allen-based provider of mobile video cameras and evidence management software for law enforcement, has filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a $75 million IPO. The company plans to list on the Nasdaq exchange under the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Stealthy Syntilla Medical has raised $1.5 million in a round of debt financing, according to an SEC filing posted last month. The company has not publicly disclosed its developments, but has filed for a number of patents related to implantable…read more at www.massdevice.com

 

Dallas-based online Linux and cloud training platform and community Linux Academy and Cloud Assessments has secured $6.8 million in Series A funding from Arthur Investments. The company said it will use the funds to continue expansion of Linux Academy’s content…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based property management software firm ResMan has secured a $36 million investment from Mainsail Partners and plans to use the funding to grow the company. ResMan said it will use the injection of cash to accelerate development of its products,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Astrapi Corp., which enhances satellite communications through its proprietary spiral-based modulation technology, is ready to move into the next phase of growth thanks to recent grants, equity raises, and partnerships. The National Science Foundation awarded Astrapi a Phase II…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based home down payment protection insurance provider ValueInsured has received a $6.5 million injection of capital from longtime partners Everest Re Group Ltd. and Houston International Insurance Group. The capital raise will give ValueInsured — the only provider of homebuyer…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

CRM Web Solutions, a Bedford, TX-based provider of a SaaS CRM and marketing platform for the early childhood learning industry, received a growth equity investment from Growth Street Partners. The amount of the deal was not disclosed. In conjunction with…read more at www.finsmes.com

 

Fathomd has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant for $739,752 to commercialize innovative technology by conducting research and development (R&D) work on developing web-based interactive educational games focused initially in the…read more at www.fathomd.com

 

Maxxsure is an independent cyber risk assessment platform providing quantitative framework-based (NIST and others) detailed assessment of processes, hardware/software and network vulnerabilities. Maxxsure allows you to identify and assess risks by process and technology.   https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/maxxsure  read more at www.crunchbase.com

 

Swych, Inc., a Plano, Texas-based provider of a digital gifting platform, completed its Series A round of funding.The amount of the deal was not disclosed. Backers included UAE Exchange Group, a global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions provider.…read more at www.finsmes.com

 

Dallas-based BioLum Sciences has received another round of funding from Intelis Capital, which invests in early stage ventures. The startup co-founded by Southern Methodist University graduates is working on a non-invasive device for asthma management. The device measures airway inflammation…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

On-demand life insurance company Bestow announced this week it has raised $2.5 million in seed funding. That brings the Dallas-based startup’s total funding to $3.1 million since its founding last year. Bestow’s digital solution to life insurance will take the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Simpli.fi, the programmatic advertising platform that delivers localization and personalization at scale, announced today that GTCR, a leading Private Equity firm based in Chicago, IL, will acquire a majority stake in the company.  The investment from GTCR, along with additional…read more at www.simpli.fi

 

A $7.7 million funding round will help the startup Truss — which simplifies the office leasing process for small- and medium-sized businesses — expand its real estate offerings and add employees. TechCrunch’s Frederic Lardinois reported that the funding round was…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Spaceek has secured a $1.4 million investment in a round led by Clear Future, per Israeli business publication Globes. The company develops technology which navigates drivers to available parking spaces.   https://pitchbook.com/newsletter/spaceek-raises-14m  read more at pitchbook.com

 

@RISK Technologies Inc., a Cyber Network Consensus SaaS company that provides automated Digital Forensic Investigation and is the creator of the InVictus Cognitive Cyber Defense Platform, announced that it has secured $2M in seed funding after spending 9 months in…read more at www.prweb.com

 

A company founded by current and former University of Texas at Dallas professors recently received a multimillion-dollar boost in its work to develop non-opioid alternatives to treat pain. Last week, CerSci Therapeutics closed a nearly $4 million Series A round…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Spotio, a mobile sales management platform for field sales teams is based in Dallas.   https://www.crunchbase.com/funding_round/spotio-series-unknown--c9c8b381  read more at www.crunchbase.com

 

One of the little reported on changes in how you enjoy sports and concert experiences has been the expansion of “pop-up experiences”. Gone are the days of just going to an event and having to pre-party or, at best, hang…read more at blockpartypresents.com

 

UT Dallas Seed Fund made its first two $25,000 awards – one to ShearShare, the other to Cosmunity. Both are apps, but that’s where the similarities end. Cosmunity is a platform specifically targeted to comics, cosplay, gaming and anime adherents.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Carable is an asset light, partner centric P2P marketplace where people can buy and sell vehicles in full trust and transparency.The business of facilitates used car sales online through its own market place where private and business used vehicle sellers…read more at www.crunchbase.com

 

Fortress Security, a full-service residential and commercial security system company based here, announced that it has secured funding worth up to $2 million, which will be used to expand the company, according to CEO Jerrod Smith.   http://www.securitysystemsnews.com/article/fortress-security-secures-2m-funding  read more at www.securitysystemsnews.com

 

Zyston LLC, an information security solutions company, today announced it has raised $2.2 million of equity capital exclusively from existing investors and company management to fund accelerated growth of the business. Zyston previously raised $3.8 million of equity capital in…read more at venturebeat.com

 

Solovis, a multi-asset class portfolio management, analytics and reporting platform for limited partners and asset allocators, today announced it has raised $8 million in a Series A round. The funding was led by Edison Partners, a leading growth equity capital…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

A Dallas area startup is reaping the benefits of its local community, with Mark Cuban, Deep Space Ventures, and angel investors pouring $1 million of capital into the company. It’s the largest funding round yet for Farmers Branch-based Selery Fulfillment,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Today Lantern Pharma Inc. announced the closure of its Series A equity financing of $3.7 million for the biotech company and its clinical-stage cancer treatments. This Series A closing was led by Bios Partners, GPG Ventures and other private investors.…read more at www.businesswire.com

 

CommonEdits, the Dallas startup that created a drag-along license that helps music artists get a cut of each download of their songs, is ready for its North American product launch in June. The launch is supported by $600,000 in seed…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Chris Drake used to jump out of planes and call in artillery fires as a paratrooper for the U.S. Army. He's traded his tools of the trade and now fends off a different kind of enemy: cyberattacks that can take…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Officeprise is a hosted workspace-as-a-Service that stores all your company’s applications, available anywhere, through any desktop, laptop, tablet or phone.   https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/officeprise-com  read more at www.crunchbase.com

 

Mizzen+Main, an American-made menswear brand, announced today that it has received a significant growth investment from L Catterton, the largest consumer-focused private equity firm in the world. L Catterton's capital investment will be used to support Mizzen+Main's growth by expanding…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

TrophyHunts.com was built by an entrepreneurial group of avid hunters and digital marketers who came together to solve the biggest problem that exists for hunters – the lack of a publicaly accessible, up-to-date, easy-to-use, comprehensive directory of hunting ranches, leases,…read more at www.crunchbase.com

 

An incredibly powerful technology that creates a dynamic & trackable OOH advertising technology and channel called Trailerskirt Advertising   https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/streetgreen-llc  read more at www.crunchbase.com

 

Dallas-based Door is on a growth spurt. The real estate startup, which charges homeowners a flat rate of $5,000 rather than the standard 6 percent commission fee collected by other brokers, recently closed a $2.3 million funding round, according to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Startup healthcare tech company Blockit, Inc., has raised $152,000 in seed funding. The raise was structured in two rounds; $60,000 closed in late 2016 led by Co-Founders Jake McCarley and Mark Carver, MD, and a second round of $92,000 closed…read more at www.blockitnow.com

 

Peloton Therapeutics, Inc., a drug discovery and development company focused on advancing first-in-class, small molecule cancer therapies, announced today the exercise of an optional tranche of its previously-announced Series D financing round. With the exercise of this optional tranche, investors…read more at www.businesswire.com

 

Music Audience Exchange (MAX) today announced it has secured $6 million in a funding round led by MATH Venture Partners and KDWC Ventures. G-Bar Ventures and Gregg Latterman, Founder and CEO of Aware Records, also contributed to the raise.  …read more at www.musicaudienceexchange.com

 

Legalinc is a technology company that automates business services for attorneys, accountants, and small business service providers.   https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/legal-inc  read more at www.crunchbase.com

 

They say necessity is the mother of invention. At least that was the case for Brenda Stoner. Stoner, a single mom and serial entrepreneur, came up with the idea for a pickup truck delivery company when she had to get…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Share Rocket, the leader in social media ratings for broadcast media, has announced that it secured $5 million in a Series A round of funding led by Tribune Media, with Fox Television Stations and Capitol Broadcasting also investing. These leading…read more at www.businesswire.com

 

Novartis, the Swiss pharmaceutical giant that owns Alcon, is buying Encore Vision, a Fort Worth startup that has developed a drug to treat presbyopia. Novartis said Tuesday that the acquisition would add a “first-in-class” treatment to its ophthalmology pipeline, “providing…read more at www.star-telegram.com

 

Dallas startup Traxo took off this week with a $5.2 million Series B funding round led by TripAdvisor. Traxo specializes in data aggregation and tracking passenger loyalty and behaviors. It lists German airline Lufthansa and other travel companies as its…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

ES Xplore, LLC, a unique company that has developed a proprietary method for direct hydrocarbon indication at seismic resolution, announced a $12 million funding round led by Dallas based investors Sovereign Resources LLC and Unity Hunt, Inc.  With this funding,…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

Addison-based Brainspace is set to join a new global cybersecurity company being formed by private equity firms Medina Capital and BC Partners, according to D CEO.  The Brainspace acquisition is part of a $2.8 billion deal, which is expected to…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Catapult Health, a national preventive healthcare practice that brings technology-enabled checkups to worksites across the country, announced the completion of a $10M Series B financing which includes a significant investment by a new partner, UCHealth.  Catapult Health's existing investors also…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

Chris MacFarland had his eyes set on one main target when he joined Plano-based Masergy Communications in 2008: Take the company from startup to an established, fast-growing business. After Masergy agreed to be acquired recently by Boston-based private equity firm…read more at www.dmagazine.com

 

An $8 million cash infusion will open more doors for Plano startup OpenKey as it speeds toward its goal of being in 16,500 hotel rooms by year’s end. The company developed a mobile app solution that allows hotel guests to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Tech EdVentures, a Dallas-based company focused on providing STEM-based education to young learners in PK-8th grade, has announced that it has raised $675k in seed funding.  The raise was structured as a convertible note and was syndicated by Tech Wildcatters,…read more at globenewswire.com

 

DocSynk, a Dallas, TX-based provider of a machine-learning platform for healthcare, closed $1m in seed funding. Naya Ventures made the investment. The company will use the continue to develop the technology and expand operations. Led by medical technology innovator Vaidyanatha…read more at www.finsmes.com

 

Ranzure Networks today announced that the company has completed a $13 million Series A funding. This round of investment was co-led by LiveOak Venture Partners and Mitel. Venu Shamapant, co-founder and General Partner of LiveOak Venture Partners, will join Ranzure’s…read more at www.prweb.com

 

Archeio Technologies unveils oil & gas software innovation after a year of product development, in which time the Dallas-based startup raised approximately $1 million of funding and inked contracts with leading energy companies. Using next-generation technologies like machine learning and…read more at www.businesswire.com

 

Peloton Therapeutics, Inc., a drug discovery and development company focused on advancing first-in-class, small molecule cancer therapies, announced today the completion of a $52.4 million Series D financing round. The financing round included new investor Foresite Capital Management and participation…read more at pelotontherapeutics.com

 

Fort Worth financial technology startup TransVix LLC has received a $2 million vote of confidence from one of Dallas’ biggest investors for what is expected to be one of the first trading platforms for the transportation industry.   https://www.dmagazine.com/business-economy/2016/09/fort-worth-startup-transvix-secures-2m-from-hunt-technology-ventures/  read more at www.dmagazine.com

 

Dallas IoT startup Sprinkl, a developer of connected irrigation and conservation technology raises $1.3M in cash and credit from investor Ian Woodward-Smith. Along with the raise, Woodward-Smith will be joining Sprinkl and spearheading business development and strategic partnerships. The cash…read more at www.prweb.com

 

Nepris recently closed a seed round of funding totaling $1 million, led by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF). Nepris brings together educators and industry professionals in an easy-to-use online community to collaborate and connect through live online interactive…read more at venturebeat.com

 

A mass migration of IT services to the cloud, coupled with a huge growth of connected devices, has created a perfect storm for security breaches with some 400 million malware attacks identified last year alone according to IDC. Now, a…read more at techcrunch.com

 

Xclaim Mobile, Inc., a Dallas-based tech startup led by a former AT&T Marketing Executive, has closed on a $450,000 round of funding to accelerate the delivery of its promise of the right message, at the right time, at the right…read more at www.revtechaccelerator.com

 

Alkami provides next-generation online banking software solutions to financial institutions, ranging from in-house installations to software-as-a-service (SaaS)   https://www.xconomy.com/texas/2016/07/13/alkami-technology-secures-2750008-new-funding-round/  read more at www.xconomy.com

 

We are a nation of pack rats. One in every 10 American households rents self-storage space for extra stuff. But there are plenty of hassles in the typical extraspatial experience. You have to load up and haul your belongings to…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Dallas home healthcare startup PediaQ has raised $4.5 million in bridge round of funding that will help expand its footprint and the services within its mobile application. With the new funding, all of which came from Texas investors, the company…read more at healthcare.dmagazine.com

 

Dallas, Texas based Fixd Repair (Fixd) is disrupting the $400 billion home service industry with technology that streamlines the service and helps consumers save time, money and frustration. Fixd, an innovative new home warranty solution and services provider, has secured…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

Valify, a Frisco health care software company, announced today that it has raised $2 million in Series A funding. Valify's software helps hospitals manage costs and find potential savings for purchased services, such as janitorial companies, laundry vendors and food…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Reata”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 5,500,000 shares of its Class A common stock at $11.00 per share, before underwriting discounts and commissions. Reata has granted the underwriters…read more at globenewswire.com

 

Bone Solutions Inc. (BSI), a privately held orthobiologics technology company located in Dallas, TX, has officially closed its latest private placement memorandum of $1.5MM. The company surpassed its goal by achieving a funding round totaling more than $1.7MM. BSI also…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

Dallas startup Mizzen+Main raised a $3 million Series B round of funding, adding more big name investors to its lineup. The round, announced Thursday, was led by Ben Nash, CEO of PCS Wireless; NFL star Thomas Morstead, who plays for…read more at www.dmagazine.com

 

Pieces Technologies (Pieces Tech), an innovative start-up that deploys cutting edge technology to improve clinical and community health outcomes, officially launched with a $21.6 million Series A funding round. The Pieces™ software platform was incubated at the Parkland Center for…read more at www.businesswire.com

 

Modo Payments, a Richardson-based payment services startup, just completed a $2 million raise intended to support expansion of its platform, the Dallas Business Journal reported. The Journal said that the bridge round was led by Tim Keith, CEO of Texas…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Motive Drilling Technologies, the rapidly growing drilling decision-automation company, today announced a $10.5 million Series A funding round led by California based investors Formation 8 and GE Ventures. Funding will be used to expand deployment of Motive Drilling Technologies’ directional…read more at www.businesswire.com

 

Richardson-based EnTouch Controls has raised $8 million in a Series C round of funding as it expands its sales and marketing team. The company, which offers business facility asset and energy management intelligence, raised the round on the heels of…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

RoboKind, a 5-year-old Dallas startup, recently turned heads in Santa Clara, California, after beating about 600 startups at a competition. The company, which developed a humanoid educational robot, won the North American Startup Contest hosted by Tsinghua Entrepreneur & Executive…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

MVPindex, Inc., the Social Media Index and Measurement Platform for Sports and Entertainment, today announced the close of a $7 million Series A investment round led by strategic investor groups in Dallas, New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. MVPindex will…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

The global drugmaker AstraZeneca said Friday that it has a definitive agreement to buy the former North Texas startup ZS Pharma for $2.7 billion. The deal marks a stellar rise for the biopharmaceutical company, which got an early assist from…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Phynd Technologies, Inc., a leading healthcare application service provider, announced it has secured $1.1M in Series A equity funding to accelerate the growth of its Unified Provider Management (UPM) Platform. The investment, which was oversubscribed, was led by Dallas Venture…read more at blog.phynd.com

 

If you've ever clicked on a shopping link from a major magazine's website or a fashion-focused blog (including, full disclosure, this one), chances are it was an affiliate link powered by Rewardstyle. The company, founded by husband and wife team…read more at fashionista.com

 

Vinli launched at TechCrunch Disrupt SF last September by promising to bring the car into the smartphone age. The company is making a small sensor that plugs into a vehicle’s OBD port and allow the driver to access a suite…read more at techcrunch.com

 

Canadian telecom services provider Mitel Networks Corp said on Monday it would buy U.S.-based Mavenir Systems Inc for $560 million in a bid to expand its telephone services to the high-speed 4G LTE mobile market.   https://www.reuters.com/article/mavenir-systems-ma-mitel-networks/update-2-canadas-mitel-to-buy-mavenir-to-expand-into-mobile-services-idUSL4N0W44KZ20150302read more at www.reuters.com

 

Bottle Rocket, a Dallas startup that specializes in customized mobile application development, has been acquired by London-based advertising and marketing company WPP, the company announced today. Bottle Rocket will remain a separate company under its current leadership, with Calvin Carter…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

I.B.M. announced on Tuesday that it had agreed to buy SoftLayer Technologies, a cloud computing company, in an effort to strengthen I.B.M.’s position in the fast-growing market for computing sold to businesses as a service delivered over the Internet. As…read more at dealbook.nytimes.com

 

The parent company of T-Mobile USA agreed to buy MetroPCS on Wednesday, as the cellphone providers looked to compete with bigger rivals. Under the terms of the complex transaction, MetroPCS will conduct a 1-for-2 reverse stock split and pay out…read more at dealbook.nytimes.com

 

Google has acquired Quickoffice in Plano, Quickoffice CEO Alan Masarek wrote on the company's blog. Quickoffice delivers mobile office software and solutions. Its flagship software lets users view, edit and create Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on their mobile…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

CA Technologies today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Interactive TKO, Inc. (ITKO), a leading provider of service simulation solutions for developing applications in composite and cloud environments, for $330 million in an all-cash transaction. Business demand for rapid…read more at investor.ca.com

 

Zynga Inc.  announced it has acquired Texas-based mobile game development company Newtoy, Inc., makers of the popular Games With Friends franchise that includes mobile games such as Words With Friends and Chess With Friends. The Newtoy headquarters in McKinney, Texas…read more at investor.zynga.com

 

Woot has been acquired by Amazon, as they briefly note on their blog today with a big “woot!” Well, okay, their exact words were “Holy crap!” This is a great deal for daily online bargin service as, similar to Zappos…read more at techcrunch.com

 

Xerox buys ACS for $6.4 billion

September 28, 2009

Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) and Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (NYSE: ACS) today announced a definitive agreement for Xerox to acquire ACS in a cash and stock transaction valued at $63.11 per share or $6.4 billion as of the closing price…read more at www.cnet.com

 

Dell and Perot Systems have entered a definitive agreement for Dell to acquire Perot Systems in a transaction valued at approximately $3.9 billion. Terms of the agreement were approved yesterday by the boards of directors of both companies. The acquisition…read more at www.dell.com

 

Well, that was unexpected. id Software, the game studio behind Doom, Quake, Wolfenstein, and the upcoming Rage, has just been acquired by ZeniMax, parent company of Fallout 3 developer Bethesda Softworks.   https://www.engadget.com/2009/06/24/bethesda-parent-company-buys-id-software/read more at www.engadget.com

 

The Hewlett-Packard Company, the personal computer and printer maker, said Tuesday that it would acquire the Electronic Data Systems Corporation, the operator of corporate computer systems, for $13.9 billion. The price of $25 a share would represent a 32.5 percent…read more at www.nytimes.com

 

Yahoo! Inc. Thursday acquired Broadcast.com, the leading Internet audio and video broadcaster, for $5.7 billion in stock in one of the biggest mergers in cyberspace. Under the deal, Yahoo! is using its richly valued stock to pay an astounding sum…read more at money.cnn.com

 

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